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11:06 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Microsoft cuts dozens of staff as it shifts to AI for MSN news stories
Workforce automation is about to cost dozens of news contractors their jobs. The Seattle Times and The Guardian report that Microsoft is letting go of dozens of news contractors (about 50 in the US, 2...
11:06 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Microsoft cuts dozens of staff as it shifts to AI for MSN news stories
Workforce automation is about to cost dozens of news contractors their jobs. The Seattle Times and The Guardian report that Microsoft is letting go of dozens of news contractors (about 50 in the US, 2...
09:50 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Senator Ted Cruz asks DOJ to investigate Twitter over Iran sanctions
Twitter is facing yet more scrutiny over its approach to politicians, albeit for different reasons. Axios (via The Verge) has learned that Senator Ted Cruz sent letters to the Justice and Treasury Dep...
08:35 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Toyota's RAV4 plug-in hybrid will be available this summer for $40,000
Toyotas RAV4 Prime will be available for purchase this summer, and its prices will start at $38,100, not including the companys $1,120 fee for delivery, processing and handling. When it comes out, the...
07:29 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget SpaceX's historic launch succeeds on its second attempt
A new era of American spaceflight began Saturday as SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket broke through Earths upper atmosphere carrying veteran astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley atop a pillar of flame. ...
06:38 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Waymo's self-driving vans will return to Bay Area streets on June 8th
Waymos plan to resume self-driving operations will soon extend to San Francisco. A spokesperson has confirmed a report in The Verge that Waymos autonomous minivans will return to San Francisco Bay Are...
05:22 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Zoom plans to offer stronger encryption to paying customers
If you want your Zoom video calls to be as secure as possible, you may need to pay up. Zoom security consultant Alex Stamos told Reuters in an interview that the company plans to offer stronger videoc...
05:22 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Zoom plans to offer stronger encryption to paying customers (updated)
If you want your Zoom video calls to be as secure as possible, you may need to pay up. Zoom security consultant Alex Stamos told Reuters in an interview that the company plans to offer stronger videoc...
04:09 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Watch SpaceX's second attempt at launching astronauts at 3:22PM ET
Its time for take two. NASA and SpaceX are making their second attempt at launching the Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission after scrubbing the first due to weather, and theyre once again livestreaming the pot...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: The Englishman who figured out flight
Four decades after Tesla and Edison waged their War of Currents," a similar struggle unfolded in the skies overhead as a pair of daring entrepreneurs Hugo Eckener, protege of Count von Zeppelin,...
02:16 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Earths first o-world colonies will be built on soil
As Apollo astronauts trundled and trod awkwardly across the desolate lunar landscape, an insidious menace scuffed up their spacesuits. Moondust. Fine as talcum powder, sharp as glass and seemingly eve...
02:00 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: He bought StubHub right before the pandemic
Worst. Deal. Ever.Noah Kirsch, ForbesIn November, Eric Bakers online ticket marketplace Viagogo purchased rival StubHub for $4 billion. Baker was actually one of StubHubs co-founders before he was fir...
01:50 pm -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Why would anyone buy a $350 'anti-5G' USB stick?
Its normal for our weekend newsletter to recap some of the highlight stories posted earlier in the week. Its a bit unusual for them to include one about Pablo Escobars brother trying to sell refurbish...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Best Buy is selling the Lenovo Smart Clock for half of its launch price
If youre looking for an affordable Google-powered smart speaker, you may want to check out the Lenovo Smart Clock thats currently on sale for $40 on Best Buy. Thats down $20 from its $60 retail price,...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Save $70 on Jabra's Elite 85h noise-cancelling headphones at Best Buy
If you're looking for a pair of noise-cancelling headphones to give you some peace and quiet while working from home, Best Buy has a compelling offer on one of the better pairs you can buy at the...
08:06 am -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Warzone' adds Duos mode in Battle Royale
Call of Duty: Warzone has a new mode for Battle Royale that could make or break friendships. In Duos mode, you play as a two-person team to battle enemies in Verdansk, complete contracts and beat othe...
06:22 am -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget The Android 11 beta launch event has been postponed
The launch of the Android 11 beta had already been delayed after Google I/O was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, and now its getting pushed back again. A virtual launch event for the start of...
03:05 am -04 - Sat, May 30, 2020
Engadget Sony exec touts PS5 exclusive games while Xbox pushes 'choice, value'
A new console generation is just around the corner, and with it comes a new battle over whose strategy is better, and which one better serves gamers. Earlier, Sony announced an event next week where i...
11:22 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Another SpaceX Starship prototype explodes after an engine test
While the next launch attempt for Crew Dragon is still set for tomorrow afternoon in Florida, in Texas SpaceX is busy working on its Starship project. This afternoon the company appeared to successful...
08:34 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Twitter said Trump broke its rules. Facebook allows the same posts.
If Twitters decision to hide Donald Trumps tweet has amped up the pressure on Facebook to do the same, it hasnt resulted in any noticeable action from the social network.Twitter said in a statement Tr...
08:26 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget The ultra-chill Tetris Effect soundtrack is now available for streaming
The hypnotic chillwave soundtrack of Tetris Effect is now available for streaming, composer Hydelic announced on the PlayStation Blog. The zen music can be streamed for free on BandCamp, and can also ...
07:55 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Eight US companies will manufacture NASAs COVID-19 ventilator
Last month, the FDA rushed a NASA-designed ventilator through its fast-track Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) program in hopes that it might be used to treat COVID-19 patients. Caltech, which manages...
07:34 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget HBO Max is a mess -- but it's still a smart bet on HBOs future
Confusion and HBO Max practically go hand-in-hand. When AT&amp;T's WarnerMedia announced the streaming service last year, it was hard to tell if it was going to be an additional charge for ex...
06:44 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Amazon's Echo Look fashion camera will stop working on July 24th
We hope you wrent leaning on Amazons Echo Look for fashion advice youll have to find an alternative soon. Amazon has confirmed to Voicebot.ai (via TechCrunch) that that its shutting down Echo Look fu...
06:43 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Amazon's Echo Look fashion camera will stop working on July 24th
We hope you wrent leaning on Amazons Echo Look for fashion advice youll have to find an alternative soon. Amazon has confirmed to Voicebot.ai (via TechCrunch) that that its shutting down Echo Look fu...
06:21 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Jabras Elite 75t earbuds now offer personalized sound and customizable controls
The Jabra Elite 75t and Elite Active 75t already offered high-quality audio at a palatable price, but the latest update for these true wireless earbuds adds customization options that make them even b...
06:05 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Stadia Pro members get six free games in June
Google is still determined to reel in Stadia customers by lavishing subscribers with free games. The internet giant has revealed that Stadia Pro members will get six bonus games in June, or twice as m...
05:59 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Senators ask FTC to investigate Instacart over 'tip baiting'
Tip baiting, where delivery service customers promise generous tips to couriers only to stiff them afterward, is a scummy practice and politicians want to know if companies are letting it slide. A gr...
05:40 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget The best deals we found this week: AirPods Pro, Fire TV Cube and more
Memorial Day may be behind us but you can still grab some of its deals. Apples AirPods Pro are still at the very good sale price of $228 at Amazon, and a bunch of Fire TV devices are on sale as well. ...
05:15 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Is there a good reason to buy the Apple Watch Series 5 ?
Its been five years since Apple debuted its smartwatch, and in that time the square-faced device has become iconic and infamous. The most recent version offers dimmable faces that keep the screen avai...
04:59 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Sony will require devs to make future PS4 games compatible with the PS5
Developers hoping to publish a PlayStation 4 game will have to ensure that their title also works on the upcoming PS5, according to Eurogamer. Documentation from Sonys internal partner portal states t...
04:50 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget GoPro Labs gives users access to experimental features
Beginning today, GoPro superusers can tinker with new, experimental features through the official GoPro Labs. The sandbox gives users access to tricks GoPro is testing behind the scenes. Users will be...
04:33 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget UKs biggest solar plant gets the official go-ahead
A proposed solar park that would be the largest in the United Kingdom has received a greenlight from government officials for development, the UK Planning Inspectorate Office announced Thursday. The C...
04:10 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget The UK is cracking down on sales of fraudulent anti-5G USB sticks
Londons Trading Standards office, along with City of London police, are attempting to stop the sale of a device a company claims can protect people against the supposed dangers of 5G spectrum. Stephen...
03:32 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Adidas and Allbirds team up to make environmentally friendly shoes
Sneaker brands collaborate all the time, but they usually do so with companies outside of the footwear industry. Adidas latest joint effort, though, involves sustainable shoe maker Allbirds, and the t...
03:11 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Sony will show off more than an hour of PS5 games on June 4th
Its almost time. Sony will showcase PS5 games for the first time in a live stream on June 4th at 4 PM ET. It follows a recent report that Sony was set to pull back the curtain on some next-generation ...
02:44 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Watch Riot's 'League of Legends: Wild Rift' gameplay reveal here at 11AM ET
Riot Games will share the first gameplay footage from League of Legends: Wild Rift today at 11AM ET / 8AM PT. The upcoming livestream will give Riot fans a chance to see what they can expect from the ...
02:43 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Tile files EU complaint against Apple's alleged anticompetitive behavior
Companies like Tile, Sonos and Popsockets have been speaking out against Apple and other big tech companies. They claim those larger corporations are deliberately hurting the competition, and earlier ...
02:29 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Uber will let you hire a driver by the hour in select cities
Uber is launching a new trip category that will let users make multiple stops in a single ride. With the new Hourly option, users will request a trip like they would any other on-demand ride, but they...
02:16 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget On Russian terraforming: The race to reshape our planet's future
What would it mean to abandon Earth wholesale? The proposition to throw ones hands up and forfeit our planet is a seductive one things are looking pretty irredeemably grim. As the world continues to ...
01:16 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Its hard to make real money selling virtual goods
Theres plenty of news right now about how people are trying to make real money through video games, and not just by trying to get a taste of that Ninja game-streaming fortune. Most recently, people ar...
01:15 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Its hard to make real money selling virtual goods
Theres plenty of news right now about how people are trying to make real money through video games, and not just by trying to get a taste of that Ninja game-streaming fortune. Most recently, people ar...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Facebook's new Venue app is an interactive hub for live events
Facebooks New Product Experimentation team has rolled out a new app called Venue, which aims to provide an interactive second-screen experience for live events. To be absolutely clear, the app wasnt d...
12:55 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Apple begins selling refurbished iPhone XRs
Apple has started selling refurbished versions of its iPhone XR, MacRumors has reported. Prices start at $499 for the 64GB model, giving you a factory-renewed phone with a one year warranty, box and c...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Podcast: Why do people think 5G makes them sick?
No, 5G didnt start the coronavirus pandemic. But thats not stopping the current wave of conspiracy theories and anti-5G protests. And despite the science saying otherwise, plenty of people are convinc...
12:01 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite review: Just a really good Android tablet
Its been years since I have reviewed an Android tablet that didnt come with a keyboard cover. The idea of a plain old tablet is nice, in a retro kind of way. Just because the Surfaces and iPad Pros of...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite review: Just a really good Android tablet
Its been years since I have reviewed an Android tablet that didnt come with a keyboard cover. The idea of a plain old tablet is nice, in a retro kind of way. Just because the Surfaces and iPad Pros of...
11:35 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: HP revealed its $599 Reverb G2 VR headset
This should be a big moment for virtual reality. A VR-only Half-Life game, powerful new consoles on the way and more people than ever stuck at home are creating an environment ripe for some VR explori...
10:35 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget EA can make Madden games until 2026 after renewing its NFL deal
Electronic Arts and the National Football League have agreed to extend their partnership for the Madden NFL series until 2026. That means the Madden games, including the current Madden NFL 20, will re...
09:20 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Tweet scheduling comes to Twitter.com
You dont need to use Tweetdeck or any other third-party app to schedule tweets anymore: The social network now lets you schedule tweets right from its website. Twitter has been experimenting with the ...
07:53 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Twitter hides Trump 'shooting' tweet over 'glorification of violence'
Twitter has hidden one of two recent tweets from US President Donald Trump, saying it violated the Twitter rules about glorifying violence. The tweet in question referred to protests in Minnesota over...
07:53 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Twitter hides Trump and White House tweets over 'glorification of violence'
Twitter has hidden one of two recent tweets from US President Donald Trump, saying it violated the Twitter rules about glorifying violence. The tweet in question referred to protests in Minnesota over...
07:40 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Tesla CEO Elon Musk gets $700 million in first performance-based payout
Tesla has awarded its CEO, Elon Musk, with the first out of 12 performance-based payouts and its worth over a whopping $700 million. According to a document (via TechCrunch) filed with the Securities...
06:03 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget A 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie sequel is on the way
After the first trailer for Paramounts live-action Sonic the Hedgehog flick dropped, viewer reaction was so negative that it got delayed to change the main characters CG look. But it debuted at #1 in ...
03:58 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Google's 'Sodar' is an AR tool for social distancing
Google has a new augmented reality tool that can help you follow social distancing rules when you do have to venture out of your home. Its an experimental project called Sodar introduced by the Exper...
02:35 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Rony Abovitz confirms Magic Leap's new funding, will step down as CEO
About a month after augmented reality company Magic Leap announced significant layoffs, things have seemingly turned around a bit. Last week we heard that many of the rumored 1,000 layoffs had been pu...
01:39 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget 'Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles' remaster gets new release date of August 27th
After several delays, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition is now slated to be released August 27th, 2020, publisher Square Enix announced. The game will be available on Nintendo Switc...
12:18 am -04 - Fri, May 29, 2020
Engadget Facebook slams executive order: It will restrict more speech online
Facebook has responded to Trumps executive order that aims to place new restrictions onsocial media companies. In a statement, the social network said that attempts to limit Section 230 a more than 2...
10:27 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget 'Outriders' video shows off its RPG shooter gameplay
Following the "reveal" trailer they shared partway through February, Square Enix and People Can Fly have released new details onOutridersas part of a monthly broadcast series on the upcoming...
09:37 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Overwatch League viewership doubled under its tournament format
Overwatch League (OWL) viewership doubled this past weekend as Blizzard experimented with a tournament format. The average audience per minute (AMA) was 63,000 -- a big increase from 31,000 the previo...
08:38 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey disagree on fact checking the president
Mark Zuckerberg has waded into Twitters spat with Donald Trump over the decision to fact-check his tweets. In an interview with Fox News Thursday, Zuckerberg repeated that he doesnt believe social med...
07:35 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Uber sends thousands of Jump e-bikes to the recycling heap
Uber has sent thousands of electric bikes to be recycled for scrap as part of handing operations of their Jump e-bike division to scooter-sharing company Lime. The rideshare giant said it would be too...
07:20 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget YouTube adds chapters to make video navigation easier
YouTube is making it easier to navigate longer videos with its new chapters feature, the video streaming site announced. After receiving positive feedback on chapters during a testing period, the feat...
07:06 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget At last, you can watch early Simpsons episodes as intended on Disney
As promised, Simpsons fans can now watch early seasons (pre-2009) in 4:3 format on Disney+. Beginning today, users can choose to view those episodes in either 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratios. The 4:3 format...
07:05 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget At last, you can watch early Simpsons episodes as intended on Disney
As promised, Simpsons fans can now watch early seasons (pre-2009) in 4:3 format on Disney+. Beginning today, users can choose to view those episodes in either 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratios. The 4:3 format...
06:51 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget G Suite users can make Google Voice calls right inside Gmail
Google will soon offer G Suite subscribers who use Google Voice a handy time-saver. Youll be able to make and receive calls directly in Gmail, so you wont have to bother hopping over to another tab or...
06:25 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Facebook will verify identities for suspiciously popular accounts
Facebook has been verifying the identities of Page managers for a while in its quest to stamp out misinformation, but now its shifting that attention to individual accounts. The social network will no...
06:10 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Google put an anxiety self-assessment in search
Google wants to help the approximately 48 million American adults who live with anxiety-related disorders find support. Starting today, the company's search engine will allow users in the US to c...
05:50 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Hulu is testing Watch Parties for ad-free subscribers
People need alternate ways to connect while social distancing, and online viewing parties have become a popular choice. Hulu is dipping its toes in the water by testing its new Watch Party feature, bu...
05:35 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget The next 'Fortnite' season has been delayed one more week
Youll have to deal with a second delay before you can play the third season of Fortnite Chapter 2, although it wont be as dramatic as the first. Epic has pushed back Season 3s premiere by one week to ...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Oppo's Evangelion phone is surprisingly faithful to the anime
Once in a while, Neon Genesis Evangelion fans get giddy over a special edition phone (or camera) made just for them, and with 2020 marking the 25th anniversary of the anime (not to mention the upcomin...
04:52 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget YouTube Music now allows users to pre-save albums before theyre released
YouTube Musics latest feature allows users to view and pre-save unreleased albums, another new feature that brings the service closer to parity with other music-streaming options. Reddit users recentl...
04:45 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget ACLU sues Clearview AI over alleged privacy violations
Clearview AI is about to deal with more pushback beyond corporate objections and occasional bans. The American Civil Liberties Union has sued Clearview AI for allegedly violating Illinois Biometric In...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Tinder adds 'prompts' feature to kickstart conversations
Dating apps are designed to make finding new friends / casual hook-ups / your OTP easy, but even if youre the laziest swiper in the world youre still going to have eventually engage in some kind of ch...
04:20 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Nuro will test autonomous prescription delivery for CVS
Nearly half of the US is on at least one prescription, but the coronavirus pandemic has thrown people for a loop and made picking up medications another in a long list of daily hurdles. Nuro is hoping...
04:01 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Qualcomm's 6GHz WiFi tech helps with crowded wireless networks
Qualcomm is quickly seizing on the newly opened 6GHz band, and its good news if youve ever dealt with overly busy WiFi networks. Its rolling out mobile systems (FastConnect 6900 and 6700) and router p...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Google will factor page experience into Search rankings
Today, Google announced that it plans to add page experience to the factors it considers when ranking pages in Search. It will also remove the AMP requirement for stories to be featured in Top Stories...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget HP's Reverb G2 VR headset delivers Valve Index features at $599
At the moment, the Valve Index is one of the best VR headsets you can buy. The problem is that it's also one of the most expensive, which makes HP's latest headset, the Reverb G2, intriguing...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Qualcomm's 6GHz WiFi tech helps deal with crowded wireless networks
Qualcomm is quickly seizing on the newly opened 6GHz band, and its good news if youve ever dealt with overly busy WiFi networks. Its rolling out mobile systems (FastConnect 6900 and 6700) and router p...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Google adds its own address system to Maps location sharing on Android
Googles Plus Codes are the companys efforts to reinvent coordinates and addresses so it works better with all things Google. Its also helpful for places and locations that dont actually have addresses...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Tidal now streams Dolby Atmos Music to compatible soundbars and TVs
After unveiling Dolby Atmos Music for Android devices last year, Tidal is bringing the tech to a more appropriate format. Its now rolling to soundbars, TVs and AVR home theater systems equipped with D...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Tidal now streams Dolby Atmos Music to compatible soundbars and TVs
After unveiling Dolby Atmos Music for Android devices last year, Tidal is bringing the tech to a more appropriate format. Its now rolling to soundbars, TVs and AVR home theater systems equipped with D...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget 'Go Go Bots' is a Facebook Gaming exclusive from Ustwo
Ustwo Studios a division of the creative company behind Monument Valley and Assemble with Care has dropped a new title on Facebook Gaming: Go Go Bots. Its a fast-paced, strategic climbing game set i...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Razer's pro Blade 15 Studio Edition now includes a 10th-gen Intel CPU
It was only about seven months ago that Razer introduced its first workstation laptop, theBlade 15 Studio Edition. Today, the company is refreshing the computer to give it a 10th-generation Intel Core...
02:49 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Trumps executive order could limit protections for social media companies
Days after Twitter fact-checked a false tweet by President Trump for the first time, the President is expected to sign an executive order that could limit the protections Twitter and other social medi...
02:49 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Trump signs executive order that could limit protections for social media companies (updated)
Days after Twitter fact-checked a false tweet by President Trump for the first time, the President is expected to sign an executive order that could limit the protections Twitter and other social medi...
02:45 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Yamahas Remote Cheerer app lets fans root for their teams at home
No ones going to live sporting events anytime soon. Yamaha hopes it can keep team spirit alive with its new app, though. Remote Cheerer lets fans tap on their devices to support their favorite players...
02:33 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Google offers a free Nest Mini to YouTube Premium subscribers
Google is bringing back its smart speaker giveaway from last year (via Android Police). However, this time around, the company's offer is available to a greater number of people, with a simpler s...
02:32 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Google offers a free Nest Mini to YouTube Premium subscribers
Google is bringing back its smart speaker giveaway from last year (via Android Police). However, this time around, the company's offer is available to a greater number of people, with a simpler s...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Arctic communities are living in a future nobody wants
The main stem of the Mackenzie River flows wild and uninterrupted by dams across Canada, as it has since the recession of the Laurentide Ice Sheet. Draining the eastern end of theGreat Slave Lake, the...
02:02 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget A Star Wars: Galaxys Edge VR game is coming later this year
Disney has form when it comes to turning its theme park attractions into movies, but what about a movie thats become a theme park attraction becoming a VR game? Thats the pitch for Star Wars: Tales fr...
01:49 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Xbox Series X can improve older titles with HDR and 120FPS support
With the Xbox One, Microsoft delivered on its promise to make older games easily accessible on modern hardware. And it looks like the company is continuing that trend with the Xbox Series X. Specifica...
01:20 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Instagram's AR games take the spotlight during quarantine
A lot of us are likely playing more games on our phones right now, while also spending more time on social media. Several of us, however, have found further comfort in the combination of the two, than...
01:02 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Google's more secure, 'multi-platform' Chat app requires Chrome
Google Chat, the service formerly known as Hangouts Chat, has a new app that works on any PC with Chrome. The messaging service has long had a desktop application, but this Progressive Web App version...
12:35 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Steam improves support for game streaming through GeForce Now
With cloud gaming services becoming increasingly popular, any platform worth their salt will be looking at ways to take on the likes of Googles Stadia and Microsofts xCloud so its no surprise that St...
12:05 pm -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Health platform arrives on its 2020 TVs
Samsungs Health platform is now available on the tech giants 2020 smart TVs, giving customers another tool for home workouts while sheltering-in-place. The company updated its 2018 and 2019 sets with ...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX Crew Dragon launch delayed due to bad weather
Now that HBO Max is here, what do you think? If youre not sure what it is or whether you have access, Billy Steele has a complete breakdown of what to expect right now. A last-minute deal added access...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Gogoros Eeyo 1 is a lightweight e-bike designed for the city
If you fancy a bicycle with a pedal-assist motor, there are plenty of options. Traditional bike brands including Specialized, Trek and Cannondale compete in the space alongside younger, more design an...
10:35 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget You can now use your Canon camera as a Mac webcam
Canon recently unveiled a utility that lets you use its cameras as webcams, but to the disappointment of locked down Mac users, it only worked on Windows. The company has now rectified that omission w...
09:56 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget The Raspberry Pi 4 now comes with up to 8GB of RAM
The Raspberry Pi Foundation is always looking at ways to make its models bigger and better, and today its realized its ambition of an 8GB Raspberry Pi 4. It joins the 2GB and 4GB line up, and will set...
09:55 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget The Raspberry Pi 4 now comes with up to 8GB of RAM
The Raspberry Pi Foundation is always looking at ways to make its models bigger and better, and today its realized its ambition of an 8GB Raspberry Pi 4. It joins the 2GB and 4GB line up, and will set...
09:10 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Apple will reportedly team up with Martin Scorsese on a $180 million movie
After teaming up with Netflix last year for The Irishman, director Martin Scorseses next major flick will reportedly have backing from Apple. Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline all report th...
08:05 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Arizona sues Google claiming it illegally tracked Android users
Arizona has sued Google over claims that it illegally collected location data from users without their permission, according to the Washington Post. The states attorney general Mark Brnovich argued th...
08:05 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Arizona sues Google claiming it illegally tracked Android users
Arizona has sued Google over claims that it illegally collected location data from users without their permission, according to the Washington Post. The states attorney general Mark Brnovich argued th...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Philips adds voice control to its Hue TV sync box
Signify, the company formerly known as Philips Lighting, promised voice control for the Hue Play HDMI Sync Box back in January at CES. Now, the feature is finally rolling out as part of the devices la...
03:56 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Nightdive releases new 'System Shock' remake demo with unlockable weapons
Nightdive Studios System Shock remake has been in the works for quite a while now that we wouldnt be surprised if fans felt concerned about its future after Tencent took over System Shock 3s developme...
02:18 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Xbox Family Settings app sets limits on your kids' game time
Microsoft is doing more to keep tabs on your kids digital habits. It just released the preview version of an Xbox Family Settings app for Android and 10,000 iOS users that manages what, when and how c...
01:06 am -04 - Thu, May 28, 2020
Engadget Apple buys an AI startup to improve Siri's data
Apple is continuing its string of AI startup acquisitions, this time to improve Siris performance. The company has confirmed to Bloomberg that it recently acquired Inductiv, a Waterloo, Ontario, Canad...
11:34 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Amazon won't support HBO Max without Prime Video Channels tie-in
Are you wondering why HBO Max launched without Amazon support? Amazon is happy to fill you in. A company spokesperson told Engadget that it wants to offer the new service through Prime Video Channels,...
10:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Ninja's first Mixer series is a weekly 'Fortnite' competition
Ninja (aka Tyler Blevins) is finally stretching his virtual legs months after jumping to Mixer. Hes launching his first produced live series, Ninja Battles featuring Fortnite, on his Mixer channel sta...
09:27 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Twitch adds a news and events channel just in time for Summer Game Fest
Twitch has created a new home for gaming-related news. Dubbed Twitch Gaming, the company says the channel will feature game reveals, developer interviews and Twitch drops, with the platform's str...
09:03 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Trump supporters target Twitter employee after fact check
Twitters decision to fact check Donald Trump has resulted in has resulted in mass harassment of one of its employees even though Twitter says the choice was made by a group, not one individual. When ...
08:21 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget SpaceX's first crewed mission to the ISS is scrubbed for today
We came this close to ushering in a new era of American spaceflight, one that combines the experience and capabilities of both private and public aerospace programs. But the weather simply wouldnt coo...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Watch NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts from US soil at 4:33PM EDT
This afternoon NASA astronauts will take off from US soil for the first time since NASAs space shuttle program ended in 2011. The launch is historic for another reason too. It will be the first time N...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Watch NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts (updated)
This afternoon NASA astronauts will take off from US soil for the first time since NASAs space shuttle program ended in 2011. The launch is historic for another reason too. It will be the first time N...
07:55 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Bipartisan Senate bill aims to invest $100 billion in technology R&D
A group of bipartisan, bicameral politicians have drafted a bill that would dramatically increase investment in tech research and development. The Endless Frontiers Act would commit $100 billion over ...
07:40 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Huawei CFO is one crucial step closer to being extradited to the US
The US has edged one step closer to securing the extradition of Huaweis CFO over alleged Iran sanction violations. The Supreme Court of British Columbia has ruled (via TechCrunch) that Meng Wanzhous c...
07:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Watch new 'The Last of Us Part II' gameplay here at 4PM ET
Were just a few weeks away from the official launch of The Last of Us Part II, and to get gamers appropriately hyped PlayStations next State of Play episode will feature 20 minutes of footage, includi...
06:45 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Pablo Escobars brother is trying to sell refurbished iPhone 11 Pros for $499
For months, weve been following the bizarre saga of Roberto Escobar (Pablo Escobars brother) trying to peddle Escobar-branded folding smartphones. At first, tech reviewers like Marques Brownlee pointe...
06:28 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Apple TV adds every episode of 'Fraggle Rock' ahead of reboot
Apples plans for Fraggle Rock extend well beyond the recent mini-series. Hot on the heels of Apple ordering a reboot of Jim Hensons legendary kids series, 9to5Mac notes that Apple TV+ now offers the e...
06:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget GeForce Now's new opt-in policy will likely mean a more stable library
When NVIDIA launched GeForce Now earlier this year, the streaming service ran into trouble with publishers likeActivision Blizzard and Bethesda. A "misunderstanding" over what titles could s...
05:56 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Judges toss lawsuit alleging anti-conservative bias on social media
In 2018, the nonprofit organization Freedom Watch and a conservative YouTuber named Laura Loomer tried to sue social media companies. They alleged that Twitter, Facebook and Google -- which owns YouTu...
04:52 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Pokmon Go Fest 2020 is a stay-at-home event starting July 25th
Each summer since 2017, app developer Niantic has hosted the Pokmon GO Fest in select cities across the globe. The event incorporates Pokmon-themed installations and activities in large parks, and hel...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Ford disinfects police cruisers by 'roasting' them
To help keep police safe from the coronavirus, Ford is introducing a new way to disinfect police cruisers. The company has developed software that cranks the heat in its Police Interceptor Utility veh...
04:26 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Facebook's latest experiment is a collaborative music video creation app
Facebook is no stranger to releasing experimental apps, but Collab, the latest effort from its NPE team, may end up its most creative yet. The software allows you to create a clip of original music an...
04:09 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Sony may reveal a first crop of PS5 games on June 3rd
It appears Sony is preparing to offer its first proper look at PS5 games on June 3rd, according to Bloomberg. However, that date isnt set in stone. Plans have reportedly been in flux, owing in part to...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Creating the first 3D map of the heart's 'brain'
Our hearts are primarily controlled by the brain and autonomic nervous system, but we also have a backup. The heart has its own mini-brain called the intracardiac nervous system (ICN), which fine tune...
03:24 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Google rolls out a simplified Gmail settings menu
Gmail is a simple and relatively sleek email client. That doesnt quite apply to its settings interface, though, which is a bit of a mess. A new quick settings menu should help to clean things up. When...
03:14 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Amazon's Fire TV Cube drops to $100
Amazon is discounting some of its streaming gear today, with price cuts on its Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick 4K. These arent the lowest prices weve seen, but they are all good deals th...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Logitech's G915 TKL is a gaming keyboard you can get comfy with
Ive been spending a lot of time working in soft chairs. Oh, I have a perfectly good desk with a perfectly good monitor and keyboard, but sometimes I just wanna get comfortable in my living room or in ...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Instagram brings commercials to IGTV to lure influencers
Instagram is taking its most aggressive steps yet to challenge YouTube: the app is piloting a series of features that will allow influencers to make money off their videos. Instagram announced that it...
02:20 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Quibi for iPhone can now use AirPlay to stream shows on big screens
Quibis latest update for iPhones gives the app the capability to play its bite-sized shows on TVs: according to Chief Product Officer Tom Conrad, the application now supports Apple AirPlay. Users have...
02:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Inside Indonesia's fight to save its most important soil
Scientists started raising alarm bells in early 2015. The signs were clear the world was in for a large-scale El Nio event, as warm water began to settle in the central and east-central Pacific Ocean...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget HBO Max is available today -- heres what you need to know
After months of hype, WarnerMedias latest streaming service is here. HBO Max -- not to be confused with HBO Go or HBO Now -- is available today, and its debut brings a host of originals and exclusives...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget HBO Max is available today -- heres what you need to know
After months of hype, WarnerMedias latest streaming service is here. HBO Max -- not to be confused with HBO Go or HBO Now -- is available today, and its debut brings a host of originals and exclusives...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Skullcandy packs Tile's location tech into its latest wireless earbuds
Tiles finding technology has been a boon to the forgetful, helping users locate misplaced keys, wallets, bags and laptops. Now, for the first time, its arrived in wireless earbuds, thanks to a crossov...
01:45 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Skullcandy packs Tile's location tech into its latest wireless earbuds
Tiles finding technology has been a boon to the forgetful, helping users locate misplaced keys, wallets, bags and laptops. Now, for the first time, its arrived in wireless earbuds, thanks to a crossov...
01:31 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Samsung Money is a debit card tied to Samsung Pay
Samsung didnt wait long to unveil its take on a debit card. The tech giant has introduced Samsung Money, a SoFi-powered money management experience that combines a Mastercard debit card (issued by Ban...
01:25 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Walmart partners with thredUP to offer new and pre-owned clothing
Walmart is no stranger to fashion retail, boasting as it does a wide range of celeb-backed lines and collections, as well as its own labels. Now its entering the preowned clothing space thanks to a pa...
01:12 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget The original Google Home is 'no longer available' in the company's US store
Dont expect to buy Googles original Home speaker straight from the source. Android Police has noticed that the Google Store in the US lists the Home as no longer available. Thats also the case in Japa...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Birds electric scooters can now be unlocked with Bluetooth
Bird has introduced a new feature that will help scooter renters get off the blocks more quickly. Quick Start uses the Bird app and your smartphones Bluetooth to detect when a scooter is within range,...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Birds electric scooters can now be unlocked with Bluetooth
Bird has introduced a new feature that will help scooter renters get off the blocks more quickly. Quick Start uses the Bird app and your smartphones Bluetooth to detect when a scooter is within range,...
12:29 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Brave's browser now includes a privacy-focused video calling app
If theres one thing were all painfully familiar with these days its video calling. What was once an activity generally reserved for the occasional remote team get-together or long-distance family catc...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Twitters first fact-check of Trump was a gutless one
On Tuesday afternoon, Twitter did something new: It fact-checked the president. The company added get the facts links to two of Donald Trumps tweets that claimed mail-in ballots would lead to widespre...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Twitters first fact-check of Trump was a gutless one
On Tuesday afternoon, Twitter did something new: It fact-checked the president. The company added get the facts links to two of Donald Trumps tweets that claimed mail-in ballots would lead to widespre...
11:18 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Swiss contact tracing app uses Google & Apple tech
Another day, another canceled event. This time its BlizzCon -- although we do have a likely online-only event to look forward to next year. Still, after last nights HBO Max debut, the big highlight on...
11:01 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Zipline will use its drones to deliver PPE to US healthcare workers
While drone delivery services are yet to become a practical reality in the consumer world, theyre already proving their mettle in terms of crisis response. After deploying its UAVs (unmanned aerial ve...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Zipline will use its drones to deliver PPE to US healthcare workers
While drone delivery services are yet to become a practical reality in the consumer world, theyre already proving their mettle in terms of crisis response. After deploying its UAVs (unmanned aerial ve...
10:25 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Tesla slashes EV prices by up to $5,000 in North America and China
Tesla has quietly reduced its electric vehicles prices by thousands of dollars in North America and will also do the same in China, according to Reuters and Electrek. As the publications note, the aut...
09:20 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Fujfilm's app turns your X series and GFX cameras into webcams
Fujifilm has joined Canon by releasing software that allows you to use select X series and GFX medium format mirrorless cameras as webcams. After you install the Fujifilm X Webcam app and connect a ca...
09:20 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Fujifilm's app turns your X series and GFX cameras into webcams
Fujifilm has joined Canon by releasing software that allows you to use select X series and GFX medium format mirrorless cameras as webcams. After you install the Fujifilm X Webcam app and connect a ca...
09:20 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Fujfilm's app turns your X series and GFX cameras into webcams
Fujifilm has joined Canon by releasing software that allows you to use select X series and GFX medium format mirrorless cameras as webcams. After you install the Fujifilm X Webcam app and connect a ca...
08:15 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Apple updates Schoolwork app to help teachers manage classrooms from afar
Apple has updated its collaborative education app with new features that will make it easier for students and teachers to participate in classroom activities remotely. The companys Schoolwork app has ...
06:45 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget Google adds 1440p streaming resolution for Stadia on Chrome
Google has rolled out a 1440p streaming resolution for Stadia on Chrome so players with high-res monitors can display sub-4K images better than 1080p. Theyll still have to meet all the requirements ne...
04:31 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget YouTube Kids is now on Apple TV
YouTubes dedicated app for kids is now out for download from the App Store on Apple TV, so long as its available in your region. It works on both the 4K and the HD versions of the device, and you can ...
02:28 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget LG's $1,500 48-inch 4K OLED TV goes on sale next month
While many events and releases have been pushed back, LG has stuck to its release plans for the 2020 lineup of 4K TVs. Today the company announced the newest addition to its OLED lineup is starting to...
02:28 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget LG's first 48-inch 4K OLED TV is starting to roll out
While many events and releases have been pushed back, LG has stuck to its release plans for the 2020 lineup of 4K TVs. Today the company announced the newest addition to its OLED lineup is starting to...
01:11 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget South Korean cafe uses robotic baristas to comply with social distancing
With its COVID-19 outbreak seemingly contained, South Korea may offer the rest of the world a glimpse of what society could look like after the pandemic ends -- and it may include robotic baristas. Ac...
01:11 am -04 - Wed, May 27, 2020
Engadget South Korean cafe uses robotic baristas to comply with social distancing
With its COVID-19 outbreak seemingly contained, South Korea may offer the rest of the world a glimpse of what society could look like after the pandemic ends -- and it may include robotic baristas. Ac...
11:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget MacOS Catalina update wrings more life from your MacBook's battery
Apple is trying to squeeze more long-term usefulness out of your MacBooks battery, much like it has with iPhones for a while. It just released a macOS Catalina 10.15.5 update (via 9to5Mac) whose cente...
10:36 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Twitter fact checks Trumps false tweets about election fraud
Its finally happened: Twitter has fact-checked the president. The company added labels notifying its users that two of Donald Trumps tweets have been fact-checked and contain false information about m...
10:17 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Google's work from home strategy includes a $1,000 allowance
Google is joining other companies is planning for a return to the office as COVID-19 cases decline, but its strategy may be more elaborate than most. Company chief Sundar Pichai has outlined a roadmap...
09:47 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Microsoft Edge has a cute game to play when you're offline
Microsoft is determined to one-up Google where possible with its Chromium-based Edge browser, and that includes one of the most important areas: the cute mini-game you can play when youre offline. Aft...
08:57 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Blizzard has canceled this year's BlizzCon
You can add BlizzCon to the list of major events that wont be happening this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although BlizzCon typically happens in November, Blizzard has already made the call to c...
08:33 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Facebook's own research warned its algorithms exploit 'divisiveness'
Facebooks executives resisted internal efforts to make its platform less divisive, according to The Wall Street Journal.The companys internal research found that its algorithms exploit the human brain...
08:20 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Qatars contact tracing app put over one million peoples info at risk
Contact tracing apps have the potential to slow the spread of COVID-19. But without proper security safeguards, some fear they could put users data and sensitive info at risk. Until now, that threat h...
08:07 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget The next 'Dead By Daylight' killer is Pyramid Head from Silent Hill
During a stream to celebrate the fourth anniversary of Dead by Daylight, developer Behavior offered a peek at what Chapter 16 of the survival horror game has in store, and fans of another survival hor...
07:53 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget 'Pokmon Go' will better blend AR creatures into the real world
Pokmon Gos augmented reality effect has always been a bit underwhelming when critters tend to float in front of objects, but Niantic hopes to make it more immersive. Its testing a Reality Blending fea...
07:15 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget YouTube blames bug for censoring comments on China's ruling party
For the past six months, YouTube has been automatically deleting two Chinese phrases that are frequently used to criticize the Communist Party of China (CCP). Google says it's investigating the i...
07:02 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Twitch splurges to keep top streamers Dakotaz, JoshOG and Summit1G
Twitch is still willing to spend big bucks to keep top-tier streamers on its platform. Amazons service has signed multi-year deals with Dakotaz (aka Brett Hoffman), JoshOG (Josh Beaver) and Summit1G (...
06:23 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Apple fixed the bug that prevented some iOS apps from opening
Are you wondering why your iPhone suddenly received dozens of app updates this weekend, even though some of them were days or even weeks old? You now have an answer. Apple has confirmed to TechCrunch ...
06:12 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Facebooks latest experimental app is a party line
The latest experimental app from Facebook's research and development division is for voice-only group calls. CatchUp looks to remove the headache of arranging a time to chat with all of your love...
05:58 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Uber, Lyft drivers sue NY state to speed up unemployment benefits
Uber and Lyft claim their workers are contractors. The state of New York ruled that theyre employees, and therefore are entitled to certain benefits. (California did so, too.) Despite this decision, r...
05:48 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget House amendment would require warrants for web history searches
A new House deal has the potential to prevent the nightmare scenario in which Feds might not need a warrant to see what sites youve visited, videos youve watched and searches youve made.Earlier this m...
05:12 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Watch footage of Arkane's unreleased Half-Life spin-off
For all of its many faults, 2020 has at least one thing going for it: We've seen more of Valve's Half-Life franchise in the last two months than in the 13 years before combined. It started i...
04:58 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget HBO Max's early sign-up discount ends at 3AM ET
HBO Max is going to have a lot of content. The service encompasses not just HBOs typical offerings, but also tons of movies and TV shows from WarnerMedias library. A subscription will cost a bit more ...
04:45 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Twitter won't remove Trump's Joe Scarborough conspiracy tweets
Last week, Timothy Klausutis wrote a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asking that the platform remove tweets by President Trump that dug up a long-debunked conspiracy theory that MSNBC host Joe Scarb...
04:10 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget ARM's latest phone chip designs will be better-equipped for 5G and foldables
Smartphones require faster hardware every year, but upcoming models equipped with 5G and multiple displays will likely call for an even bigger jump in processing power than normal. ARMs new Cortex-A78...
03:57 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget T-Mobile customers can send RCS messages to Android users worldwide
The rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS) in the US and much of the world has been a slow affair. However, the next-generation replacement for SMS and MMS messaging just got a much-needed boost...
03:38 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Switzerland pilots a contact tracing app using Apple and Google's tech
Switzerland is now piloting a COVID-19 contact tracing app that uses the Apple-Google framework. According to the Swiss university EPFL, the app, SwissCovid, is the first in the world to put the Apple...
03:12 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Spotify drops the 10,000-song cap on libraries
At long last, Spotify is dropping the 10,000-song limit on My Library, so youll be able to save as many tracks and albums as you like for easier access to them. You wont need to remove any tunes to ma...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Lenovo Chromebook Duet review: A surprisingly solid tablet experience
Ive never reviewed a Chromebook quite like this latest one from Lenovo. The Chromebook Duet, first announced in January, defies most Chromebook trends. Its one of the few convertible tablet devices th...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Lenovo Chromebook Duet review: A surprisingly solid tablet experience
Ive never reviewed a Chromebook quite like this latest one from Lenovo. The Chromebook Duet, first announced in January, defies most Chromebook trends. Its one of the few convertible tablet devices th...
02:35 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Mercedes' EQV electric van is available for purchase in Europe
Mercedes EQV electric van is now available for sale in Europe. You can order the high-end electric van starting at 71,388 (about $78,352). Until now, the only vehicle available from Mercedes all-elect...
02:15 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Toxic coast: Cleaning up a century of industrial waste in New Jersey
Driving from Manhattan, the NJT 158 bus takes the Lincoln Tunnel under the Hudson River to New Jersey, then cuts North and follows the river all the way up to the George Washington Bridge. The road it...
02:04 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Sony's ZV-1 is a vlogger-focused take on the RX100
As it teased, Sony is going all-in on vlogging with the ZV-1, a video-centric compact that fuses features form the popular RX100 V and RX100 VII cameras. It has a 20-megapixel 1-inch sensor thats big ...
01:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Drone deliveries are making their case in a crisis
It feels like drones were built for this moment. The coronavirus pandemic has forced everyone to spend the majority of their time indoors and, where possible, maintain a healthy distance from anyone t...
01:03 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' will play at a speedy 90FPS on OnePlus 8 phones
Its not just the iPad Pro that has a performance advantage over consoles in Fortnite. OnePlus has struck a deal with Epic Games to run Fortnite at a speedy 90FPS on its 8 Series phones the first time...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Wallace and Gromit get their first AR story in 'The Big Fix Up'
Over the years, beloved duo Wallace and Gromit have appeared in their share of games. In 2009, for instance,Telltale Gamesgave the two its classicadventure game treatment. But for the time ever, they&...
12:29 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Philips Hue leaks show new versatility for Lightstrip Plus and Bloom
It looks like Philips is working on some new offerings for its Hue range. German website HueBlog has obtained some leaked images and specs that show the forthcoming Lightstrip Plus in detail, plus an ...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget HP's latest monitors cut blue light levels to help you sleep
How do you make monitors that stand out when the features are often interchangeable? Build in technology that helps after you shut them off, apparently. HP has unveiled a string of E-Series monitors t...
12:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget HP's latest EliteBooks offer 5G and up to 29 hours of battery life
HPs EliteBooks are usually more about practicality than flashy features, but its adding a little bit of spice with its latest models. The newly refreshed business laptops include virtually obligatory ...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Virgin Orbit's test launch
Even if I have to save from now until Im 60, I really want to be a space tourist. And were getting a little closer.On Memorial Day, Virgin Orbits first launch demonstration ended unremarkably. The spa...
10:40 am -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Google is working on voice confirmation for purchases with Assistant
Soon youll be able to make purchases through Google Assistant using just your voice. As Android Police reports, a new Voice Match setting has been discovered in the Assistants Payments and Security se...
09:35 am -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Exynos 880 delivers 5G speeds to mid-range phones
Samsung has unveiled the Exynos 880 processor aimed at mid-range phones that has much of the power of the Exynos 980 announced last year. Built using Samsungs 8-nanometer FinFET process, it has an ide...
08:39 am -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget Former HTC CEO Peter Chou reveals his next project: a social 5G VR headset
Even though Peter Chou had long parted ways with the VR business he created at HTC, the former CEO continued to work in the industry, which has included forays into a visual effects studio and a VR ga...
02:29 am -04 - Tue, May 26, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: HBO Max, 'Space Force' and 'Uncut Gems'
This week HBO makes its assault on streaming with the new HBO Max service. At launch it will include tons of archival content like the back catalog of Friends, Rick &amp; Morty and 2001: A Space O...
11:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget What does Apple want from a VR events company?
Since 2009 a startup called NextVR has been developing proprietary cameras and striking deals to bring live events -- think sporting events, wrestling matches and concerts -- straight to the VR headse...
08:12 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget Virgin Orbit's first launch demo flight ends abruptly after rocket release
Virgin Orbits first launch demonstration flight has ended in a very unceremonious fashion. The spaceflight firm reported a clean release of LauncherOne from the Cosmic Girl host aircraft, but the rock...
06:15 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget Call of Duty: WWII is the next free PS Plus game, and it arrives tomorrow
Perhaps bearing in mind that many PS4 players are looking for more ways to kill time until The Last of Us Part II finally drops next month, Sony is releasing its next free PS Plus title a bit early. A...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget What we're watching: 'Deep Space 9,' 'Kingdom' and 'Solar Opposites'
This month, Buyers Guide Editor Kris Naudus digs into Deep Space Nine and how binge-watching changes the shows impact, while Cherlynn Low highlights Kingdom as an example of the international content ...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget What we're watching: 'Deep Space 9,' 'Kingdom' and 'Solar Opposites'
This month, Buyers Guide Editor Kris Naudus digs into Deep Space Nine and how binge-watching changes the shows impact, while Cherlynn Low highlights Kingdom as an example of the international content ...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget Save $70 on a Nest WiFi bundle at Best Buy and the Google Store
If WiFi coverage in your home is spotty in some parts, you may want to look into a mesh router system. Luckily, a pretty good one is on sale at the moment.Bed Bath and BeyondandBest Buyhave discounted...
03:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60
Need an e-reader to get through pandemic lockdowns? Nows a good time to get one. Amazon is running a sale on the standard Kindle that drops the price of the Special Offers version to $60, or $30 below...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget The best grilling gear
Summer may not officially start until mid-June, but Memorial Day weekend is widely celebrated as the start of the outdoor season. And for some, that means the first chance to fire up the grill for a (...
02:15 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget How to reverse-engineer a rainforest
2020 might be the year we all faced a pandemic. But 2019 was the year the earth burned. In Australia, the world watched in horror as bushfires destroyed10.3 million hectares, marking the continents mo...
01:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget Making an indie phone is not for the faint-hearted
Ever wondered what the best selling phone of all time was? No, its not an iPhone, or a Samsung Galaxy. Its not even a smartphone. According to Wikipedia, the phone thats found its way into more palms ...
12:35 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget You can try crowdfunded space sim 'Star Citizen' for free right now
Will Star Citizen ever be finished? Thats a question I doubt anyone knows the answer to right now. If you're curious about the state of the game, though, and haven't yet contributed to its a...
12:35 pm -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget You can try crowdfunded space sim 'Star Citizen' for free right now
Will Star Citizen ever be finished? Thats a question I doubt anyone knows the answer to right now. If you're curious about the state of the game, though, and haven't yet contributed to its a...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Texas Instruments makes it harder to cheat on its calculators
Graphing calculators have clung on to school lives despite us all carrying around smartphones that are several magnitudes more powerful. (Lets not even get into wearables.)In a bid to reduce cheating ...
11:05 am -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget Sony's flagship Xperia 1 II will ship in July for $1,200
Sonys flagship Xperia 1 II smartphone will ship on July 24th for an eye-watering $1,199 in the US, the company announced. Pre-orders open up on June 1st and if you buy before June 28th, youll get a pr...
08:07 am -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget Formula E racer disqualified for using an esports ringer in a virtual race
Formula E Audi driver Daniel Abt has been disqualified from an esports race and fined 10,000 for using a ringer in his place, according to Reuters. Rivals became suspicious after he qualified in secon...
02:27 am -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget Hacked NES Power Glove controls a modular synth with finger wriggles
Never mind controlling a modular synth by twiddling knobs. If one modder has his way, one of Nintendos legendary controllers is the way of the future. Look Mum No Computer (aka Sam Battle) has hacked ...
12:23 am -04 - Mon, May 25, 2020
Engadget Texas Instruments makes it harder to run programs on its calculators
Texas Instruments graphing calculators have a reputation as hobbyist devices given their program support, but they just lost some of their appeal. Cemetech has learned (via Linus Tech Tips) that Texas...
10:29 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy Note 20 leaks hint at giant screens and S20 Ultra features
The Galaxy Note family tends to borrow a few cues from the S series that preceded it, but these cues might be more conspicuous than usual this year. OnLeaks and Pigtou have posted leak-based renders f...
09:05 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget Israel restricts COVID-19 phone tracking to 'special cases'
Israels original plan to track the phones of COVID-19 sufferers wont get very far. The countrys cabinet has restricted the use of the Shin Bet security agencys phone surveillance to specific and speci...
07:50 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget Space Station receives the last of NASA's science racks after 19 years
One of the longer chapters of the International Space Station has come to a close. NASA has sent the last of its 11 ExPRESS (Expedite the Processing of Experiments to the Space Station) science racks ...
07:49 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget Space Station receives the last of NASA's science racks after 19 years
One of the longer chapters of the International Space Station has come to a close. NASA has sent the last of its 11 ExPRESS (Expedite the Processing of Experiments to the Space Station) science racks ...
06:33 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget Watch the first private 'Call of Duty: Warzone' tournament at 3PM ET
Activision is ready to show what all-pro Call of Duty: Warzone tourneys are like. The gaming giant is debuting the first Call of Duty League Warzone Weekend today (May 24th) at 3PM Eastern, marking th...
05:45 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget Samsung gets approval for Galaxy Watch Active 2's ECG, but only in Korea
The ECG sensor on the Galaxy Watch Active 2 has gone unused for the better part of a year, but its finally close to fulfilling its original purpose... in one country, anyway. Samsung has received appr...
04:28 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget The latest iOS jailbreak cracks virtually any iPhone
Apples efforts to discourage iOS jailbreaking have typically left enthusiasts waiting a while until code sleuths discover a flaw that lets them bypass safeguards and break some of the platforms rules....
04:27 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget The latest iOS jailbreak cracks virtually any iPhone
Apples efforts to discourage iOS jailbreaking have typically left enthusiasts waiting a while until code sleuths discover a flaw that lets them bypass safeguards and break some of the platforms rules....
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget After Math: Some good news for a change
Feels like weve gone a day short of forever without hearing something positive and reassuring about the state of this quarantine. Folks around the country and around the world are cooped up, stressed ...
12:02 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget Astronomers spot a strange, first-of-its-kind asteroid near Jupiter
Theres still plenty of opportunity for astronomers to discover strange new objects. Researchers using the University of Hawaiis Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) have found (via Gi...
12:01 pm -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget Astronomers spot a strange, first-of-its-kind asteroid near Jupiter
Theres still plenty of opportunity for astronomers to discover strange new objects. Researchers using the University of Hawaiis Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) have found (via Gi...
05:18 am -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget 'Halo 3' for PC should be ready for public testing in June
It wont be too much longer before you can play the whole of the original Halo trilogy on PC. The 343 Industries team has announced (via Windows Central) that public testing for Halo 3s Master Chief Co...
02:02 am -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget Amazon accused of fighting efforts to track COVID-19 in Wisconsin facilities
Amazon may be improving safety measures in warehouses to protect against COVID-19, but its also accused of being less than forthcoming with vital data. The health officer for Kenosha County in Wiscons...
12:45 am -04 - Sun, May 24, 2020
Engadget Google is working on end-to-end encryption for RCS texts in Messages
RCS is supposed to be the spiritual successor to classic SMS and MMS texting, but the lack of built-in encryption puts a damper on that someone could theoretically snoop on your messages where they c...
11:28 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Tesla's Cybertruck won't get smaller any time soon
Is Teslas Cybertruck too enormous for your garage? Unfortunately, youll have to shop for something else. Elon Musk has revealed that the electric pickup will stay pretty much the size of the prototype...
10:12 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget 'Iron Man VR' gameplay demo arrives to satisfy your inner Tony Stark
It looks like Marvels Iron Man VR truly will be arriving on July 3rd after being delayed a couple of times due to COVID-19. In fact, the entertainment giant has released a free extended playable demo ...
09:01 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Messages on the Mac may finally catch up to its iOS counterpart
The Messages app on the Mac has lagged behind its iOS equivalent for a long time its good for answering text messages without reaching for your iPhone, but many of the features and effects are missin...
07:47 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget UK reportedly aims to drop Huawei from 5G networks in 3 years
The UKs decision to allow Huawei gear in its 5G networks may be short-lived. Officials talking to the Financial Times (via The Verge) say the UK government is planning to gradually phase out use of Hu...
06:28 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Valve starts inviting players to 'Artifact' Beta 2.0
After almost a year of waiting, Valve is finally ready to let the public take a peek at the reimagined version of its troubled card game. The company released a signup page to Artifact Beta 2.0 on Fri...
06:28 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Valve starts inviting players to 'Artifact' Beta 2.0
After almost a year of waiting, Valve is finally ready to let the public take a peek at the reimagined version of its troubled card game. The company released a signup page to Artifact Beta 2.0 on Fri...
05:14 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Two of Apple's former HomePod masterminds prep a 'revolutionary' speaker
Many tech startups like to brag about having former employees of Silicon Valley giants among their ranks, but this is one that may have more of an impact than most. Financial Times sources say that ex...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: COVID-19 and AI health care
COVID-19 will accelerate the AI health care revolutionKai-Fu Lee, WiredThe coronavirus pandemic will cause us to rethink major aspects of everyday life around the world, but it may also expedite the u...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: Do we really want our robots to have consciousness?
From Star Treks Data and 2001s HAL to Columbus Days Skippy the Magnificent, pop culture is chock full of fully conscious AI who, in many cases, are more human than the humans they serve alongside. But...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: Do we really want our robots to have consciousness?
From Star Treks Data and 2001s HAL to Columbus Days Skippy the Magnificent, pop culture is chock full of fully conscious AI who, in many cases, are more human than the humans they serve alongside. But...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: Do we really want our robots to have consciousness?
From Star Treks Data and 2001s HAL to Columbus Days Skippy the Magnificent, pop culture is chock full of fully conscious AI who, in many cases, are more human than the humans they serve alongside. But...
01:15 pm -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: SpaceX prepares for Crew Dragon's biggest test
As we settle in for a holiday weekend in the US, were looking forward to next weeks big event: a groundbreaking trip to space. SpaceX Demo-2 test fire (NASA/Joel Kowsky) The Demo-2 mission will be the...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Snag Jaybird's Tarah Bluetooth earbuds for $45 at Best Buy
If you missed the chance to buy Jaybird's Tarah Bluetooth earbuds when they were $45 in April, you now have another opportunity to snag them. In time for the Memorial Day long weekend, Best Buy h...
09:00 am -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget Snag Jaybrid's Tarah Bluetooth earbuds for $45 at Best Buy
If you missed the chance to buy Jaybird's Tarah Bluetooth earbuds when they were $45 in April, you now have another opportunity to snag them. In time for the Memorial Day long weekend, Best Buy h...
03:47 am -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget The 2020 New York International Auto Show is canceled
The 2020 edition of New Yorks auto show was initially delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but now organizers have canceled the event for this year. Citing both the uncertainty caused by the virus...
02:25 am -04 - Sat, May 23, 2020
Engadget SpaceX crewed mission is a 'go' for launch next week
The historic launch that would take NASA astronauts to the ISS from US soil has been cleared for launch next week despite the coronavirus pandemic and the departure of the agencys human spaceflight le...
11:06 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Tesla's Arcade adds 'Fallout Shelter' for in-car play
Nearly a year after it was announced at E3, Fallout Shelter has joined the list of games Tesla owners can play on their in-car infotainment systems. After initially launching on smartphones five years...
07:55 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Apple's AirPods with wireless charging case drop to $150 on Amazon
Nows a prime opportunity to get some AirPods if youd like them for your walks or just to improve your video calls. Amazon is selling AirPods with a wireless charging case for $150. Thats $50 off the o...
07:37 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Adult Swim is bringing back Netflix's 'Tuca & Bertie' in 2021
After it was canceled far too soon by Netflix,Adult Swimis bringing backTuca &amp; Bertie. The adult animated series will return in 2021 with a 10-episode second season. HAPPY FRIDAY :))))))))))...
06:37 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget iOS 14 reportedly leaked in February from a development iPhone
How have iOS 14 details been circulating months ahead of time when Apple is normally eager to crack down on leaks? It apparently comes down to someone willing to spend a tidy sum of money. Motherboard...
06:16 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget District judge rules FBI needs a warrant to access your lock screen
When police arrested a suspect named Joseph Sam in Washington state last year, an officer hit a button on the mans phone to bring up its lock screen. Months later, an FBI agent turned the phone on to ...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget The best deals we found this week: Pixel 3a, the HomePod and more
Happy unofficial start of summer! The Memorial Day weekend kicks off with a bunch of electronics deals, including some of the lowest prices weve ever seen. Notably, the Google Pixel 3a has dropped to ...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget The best deals we found this week: Pixel 3a, the HomePod and more
Happy unofficial start of summer! The Memorial Day weekend kicks off with a bunch of electronics deals, including some of the lowest prices weve ever seen. Notably, the Google Pixel 3a has dropped to ...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Yes, the Patriot Act amendment to track us online is real
Just being able to calmly purchase toilet paper feels like reason enough to celebrate these days. But one thing a lot of people wont be cracking champagne over this month is the renewal of the Patriot...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft flexed its cloud and AI muscles at Build 2020
This week Microsoft hosted its annual Build conference completely online. That meant streaming keynotes, panels, digital breakouts and workshops for developers. But that didnt slow down the flow of ne...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft flexed its cloud and AI muscles at Build 2020
This week Microsoft hosted its annual Build conference completely online. That meant streaming keynotes, panels, digital breakouts and workshops for developers. But that didnt slow down the flow of ne...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft flexed its cloud and AI muscles at Build 2020
This week Microsoft hosted its annual Build conference completely online. That meant streaming keynotes, panels, digital breakouts and workshops for developers. But that didnt slow down the flow of ne...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft flexed its cloud and AI muscles at Build 2020
This week Microsoft hosted its annual Build conference completely online. That meant streaming keynotes, panels, digital breakouts and workshops for developers. But that didnt slow down the flow of ne...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget US Senators propose giving $2 billion to healthcare facilities for broadband
At the start of April, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced theHealthcare Broadband Expansion During COVID-19 Act. The bill proposed to increase telehealth funding in response to the ongoi...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Petit Depotto, 'Gnosia' and the new, obsolete game
Epic has been basking in the limelight for its Unreal Engine 5 demo, and the console on everyones minds right now is Sonys PlayStation 5. Like most of tech culture, the mainstream gaming industry is c...
03:40 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Researchers squeeze 44.2 Tbps through existing fiber optic cables
Todays cable and fiber optic internet connections are good enough -- at least where theyre available. Home users can browse the web, stream videos and play online games, and companies can keep busines...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget How good is Turtle Beachs Recon 70 gaming headset?
Weve recommended the Turtle Beach Recon 70 to our readers a few times in the past year: The combination of robust build quality, crisp audio and low price make the Recon 70 a solid option for any gami...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Summer Games Fest will host AAA and indie game streams in June and July
Geoff Keighley of The Game Awards launched Summer Game Fest in May as an all-digital gaming festival, which is comprised of several events within a four-month period. The first two took place on May 1...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Surface Book 3 15-inch review: Beautiful, yet limited
The Surface Book 3 is a curious beast. Just like its predecessors, it's a premium notebook with a unique feature: Hit a button, and the screen pops out to serve as an enormous tablet. Plug the sc...
01:31 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget The best fitness trackers you can buy
The fitness tracker isnt dead, and if youre reading this, youre probably one of the people keeping these little devices alive. Smartwatches have all but taken over the mainstream wearable space, but t...
01:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget The best fitness trackers you can buy
The fitness tracker isnt dead, and if youre reading this, youre probably one of the people keeping these little devices alive. Smartwatches have all but taken over the mainstream wearable space, but t...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA's AI built Pac-Man from scratch in four days
When Pac-Man hit arcades on May 22nd 1980, it held the record for time spent in development having taken a whopping 17 months to design, code and complete. Now, 40 years later to the day, NVIDIA neede...
12:35 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget WhatsApp test lets you add contacts with QR codes
If the thought of typing in someones phone number -- by hand -- seems prehistoric by 2020 standards, then WhatsApps about to make your life a whole lot easier. A report from WABetaInfo claims that a n...
12:10 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Google's Pixel 3a and 3a XL are at their lowest prices ever on Amazon
Getting the pure Android experience with a Pixel phone isnt always cheap. However, Amazon is taking us back to the Nexus days, offering the Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones at $279 and $319 respectively...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Introducing @EngadgetDeals: all the tech deals worth your money
Were excited to announce a new Twitter account under the Engadget umbrella: @EngadgetDeals. If its name wasnt a giveaway, its a separate Twitter account that were using to bring you all the best gadge...
12:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Introducing @EngadgetDeals: all the tech deals worth your money
Were excited to announce a new Twitter account under the Engadget umbrella: @EngadgetDeals. If its name wasnt a giveaway, its a separate Twitter account that were using to bring you all the best gadge...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Samsung's Terrace TV takes 4K outside
The event space in Fortnite has already hosted live shows and DJ sets, but Thursday night it rolled out the red carpet to premiere a trailer for Christopher Nolans next movie. Warner Bros. is still fo...
09:49 am -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's classic Solitaire game is 30 today
Microsofts Solitaire, which taught the world to use a mouse and waste unprecedented amounts of time, is turning 30 today. The game first came along with Windows 3.0, launched in 1990 with great fanfar...
07:24 am -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget GM will upgrade its Super Cruise technology to work on city streets
GMs Super Cruise, the automakers hands-free driving assistance feature, currently only works on highways. But according to one of its executives (as reported by Autoblog), the company is working to ex...
05:21 am -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Magic Leap raises $350 million and puts layoffs on hold
Magic Leap has been struggling for quite a while now, but the past year has been especially difficult due to poor sales and the coronavirus pandemic. Back in April, the company announced that its layi...
03:29 am -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Amazon's multiplayer Pac-Man game is made for Twitch streaming
Amazon Games showed its a serious competitor with the new shooter Crucible and has an MMO on the way, but its next game is the one that makes the most sense for Twitch streaming. Thats because Pac-Man...
02:02 am -04 - Fri, May 22, 2020
Engadget Special Olympics virtual event will have athletes compete in 'Forza 7'
Two years after Xbox linked up with the Special Olympics for the Games first esports event, theyre teaming up for a new virtual event this summer. The coronavirus pandemic has scrubbed the Olympics an...
10:27 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Twitter says disappearing Fleets are reported less often than tweets
Twitter says one of its boldest experiments is showing some promise at reducing harassment. No, its not the companys recent move to allow some users to limit replies on tweets, but its move into disap...
08:39 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Fortnite Party Royale will present Christopher Nolan's new 'Tenet' trailer
So whats next for the big event space in Fortnite? If you thought it would be another concert or DJ set, guess again. Starting tonight at 8 PM ET and repeating at the top of every hour, the Party Roya...
08:39 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Fortnite Party Royale premiered Christopher Nolan's new 'Tenet' trailer (updated)
So whats next for the big event space in Fortnite? If you thought it would be another concert or DJ set, guess again. Starting tonight at 8 PM ET and repeating at the top of every hour, the Party Roya...
07:59 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Fitbit's in-app study will determine if wearables can detect COVID-19
Fitbit is venturing beyond its research partnerships to launch an infectious disease study of its own thats very easy to join. The device maker has introduced a study inside its app that will help det...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Windows 10 is adding a slew of accessibility upgrades in May
Microsoft hasshared the latest accessibility enhancementsit's working on for Windows 10. To start, the company is adding additional customization options that will allow you to adjust the width o...
07:03 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Facebook creates Workplace Rooms for professional video calls
Last week, Facebook launched Messenger Rooms, a video chat service and potential Zoom competitor. Now, Facebook is bringing video chat to Workplace, its Slack alternative. Today, the company introduce...
06:25 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Vivo explains the X50 Pro's gimbal-like camera stabilization
Back in late February, Vivo introduced a rather intriguing feature for its APEX 2020 concept phone: a tiny "gimbal-like structure" for the main camera, which was said to provide beefed-up op...
06:25 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Vivo explains the X50 Pro's gimbal-like camera stabilization
Back in late February, Vivo introduced a rather intriguing feature for its APEX 2020 concept phone: a tiny "gimbal-like structure" for the main camera, which was said to provide beefed-up op...
06:01 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Google releases Action Blocks to aid people with cognitive disabilities
Googles flurry of accessibility updates goes well beyond improvements to Maps. Its releasing its long-promised Action Blocks feature (above) as an Android app, greatly simplifying Google Assistant tas...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Snag discounted Nest routers in Google's Memorial Day sale
With Memorial Day around the corner, several retailers, including Amazon, have put Google's latest Nest devices on sale. We've highlighted some of the more compelling deals on offer this lon...
05:16 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Netflix will start canceling long-dormant subscriptions
Netflix viewership is way up while most of us are sheltering in place, but it turns out there are hundreds of thousands of subscribers who havent actually used their accounts in forever. The company d...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Samsung lets you enjoy nature with its 2,000-nit outdoor QLED TV
If hosting barbeques and backyard parties is your thing, you may want to up your game with an outdoor TV. And if picture quality is a concern, Samsungs new Terrace TV could be worth checking out. Its ...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Samsung's 2020 soundbars include models with Alexa and object tracking
Samsungs 2020 batch of soundbars includes many more than just the outdoor-friendly Terrace model. Its shipping its Flagship Q series, Lifestyle S series and T series bars this month, with all of them ...
04:56 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Amazon reportedly delays Prime Day until September
This year, Amazons Prime Day wont happen until September, The Wall Street Journal reports. The annual shopping event usually takes place in the summer, but due to the recent surge in demand and strain...
04:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Google Maps will highlight accessible locations with a wheelchair icon
Google is introducing a new Accessible Places feature to Maps and search that the company says will make it easier for wheelchair users to see if a location they want to visit is accommodating to thei...
04:17 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Bias FX 2 turns your iOS device into a portable guitar rig
Positive Grids Bias FX Mobile app for iOS lets you plug in your guitar and sculpt out a custom tone. Today, the company released a new version of the software -- and the update contains more than just...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Myzone's virtual fitness classes can tell if youre slacking
In a lot of gyms and boutique fitness studios, there are classes that use chest straps with biometric sensors to track your heart rate and effort. Most of the time, these bands, apps and smart TV read...
04:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Myzone's virtual fitness classes can tell if youre slacking
In a lot of gyms and boutique fitness studios, there are classes that use chest straps with biometric sensors to track your heart rate and effort. Most of the time, these bands, apps and smart TV read...
03:14 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Tinder may let you match with users anywhere in the world for free
If you cant meet a date in person, then where they live doesnt really matter. Thats what Tinder seems to think, anyway. The company is reportedly planning to test a new Global Mode, which will allow p...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget 'Valorant' will be available to everyone on June 2nd
If youve been itching to play Valorant but somehow havent had success in snagging a beta key by watching Twitch streams, you wont have to wait too much longer to try it. Riot Games will make its free-...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Razers Blade Pro 17 adds 300 Hz screen and RTX 2080 Super GPU options
Razer has made choosing between a laptop and desktop PC even trickier with its latest Blade Pro 17 laptop. Its now equipped with either a 300 Hz 1080p IPS display ideal for gaming, or a 4K 120 Hz TFT ...
02:38 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Google Maps helps healthcare workers find hotels
As healthcare professionals continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic across the US and much of the world, Google is adding a new Maps feature to help those individuals find special accommodations w...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Its hard, but not impossible, to do live comedy online
If comedians fear anything, its silence. You bust a gut to make a joke in front of tens or hundreds of people, only for it to be met with indifference. But COVID-19 has forced all of the live venues c...
02:22 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Original Xbox's complete source code leaked online
The original Xbox was a new frontier for modders and tinkerers, as the included hard drive made it easy to install unofficial dashboards and pirated games. Those enthusiasts might be getting a flashba...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget How much does your CPU matter for gaming?
Normally when benchmarking processors its useful to look at a few models with similar specs or near the same price-point, to get a sense how they differ.Thats not what we did here. For the latest epis...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget How much does your CPU matter for gaming?
Normally when benchmarking processors its useful to look at a few models with similar specs or near the same price-point, to get a sense how they differ.Thats not what we did here. For the latest epis...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget DaVinci Resolve 16.2 can take on Premiere Pro CC
Since Blackmagic Designs Resolve 16 came out last year, a lot of video editors may have been tempted to ditch Adobe Premiere Pro CC. To start with, Resolve 16 is free, and even the $300 Studio version...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Facebook Messenger adds pop-ups to warn users about scams
Facebook wants to make it harder for scammers to trick unsuspecting users. The social network is launching a new feature for Messenger that will surface an in-app popup when a person is messaged by so...
12:35 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Google Podcasts for iOS updated with CarPlay support
Google Podcasts launched an iOS back in March, giving Apple users a way to listen to the likes of Dolly Partons America or The Engadget Podcast (wink). Today its getting its first update which, among ...
12:05 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Denmark's ambitious wind power plans include giant 'energy islands'
Denmark has long since led the charge on wind power, and now its announced another first: it plans to build two giant energy islands that could boost Europes current offshore wind capacity by 54 perce...
12:05 pm -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Denmark's ambitious wind power plans include giant 'energy islands'
Denmark has long since led the charge on wind power, and now its announced another first: it plans to build two giant energy islands that could boost Europes current offshore wind capacity by 54 perce...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Google and Apple released COVID-19 contract tracing tech
Need a reason to sign up for yet another streaming service? HBO Max launches next week, but the surprise news is that in 2021, it will host a Snyder Cut of Justice League. For years a very loud segmen...
10:40 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Volkswagen will only sell its ID electric cars online
Volkswagen is switching up the way it sells its electric vehicles. The companys dealerships will no longer be the primary point of sale for the ID family of EVs instead, they will assume the role of ...
09:45 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget id Software is removing Doom Eternal's controversial PC anti-cheat system
id Sofwares next Doom Eternal software update for PC will remove the Denuvo Anti-Cheat system it rolled out just a few days ago. The developer said in its announcement that player feedback has made it...
08:35 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Intel acquires Rivet Networks, the maker of 'Killer' WiFi cards
Once upon a time Bigfoot Networks was just a startup promising to lower latency with a network gaming accelerator, before delivering its tech under the Killer wireless brand. Its aftermarket NIC measu...
06:34 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Tencent is taking over troubled RPG 'System Shock 3'
Chinese conglomerate Tencent will be taking the System Shock franchise forward, developer OtherSide Entertainment has announced. A few days ago, ownership of the System Shock 3 website was transferred...
04:29 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Amazon's free-to-play shooter 'Crucible' is now available on Steam
Amazon Games has officially launched Crucible, one of the two titles its been planning to release this year. The free-to-play third-person shooter is now available on Steam, and logging in before 11:5...
03:23 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget 'The Simpsons' aspect ratio problem will get fixed (again) on May 28th
About five years ago, Fox launched Simpsons World as a streaming arm of its FXX network that would give the shows fans a way to watch any episode they wanted. Unfortunately, it initially launched with...
03:22 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget 'The Simpsons' aspect ratio problem will get fixed (again) on May 28th
About five years ago, Fox launched Simpsons World as a streaming arm of its FXX network that would give the shows fans a way to watch any episode they wanted. Unfortunately, it initially launched with...
02:21 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Scientists create a cyborg eye that mimics the real thing
Scientists have been working on artificial eyes for years, but mimicking the shape and behavior of a real eye has been difficult. A breakthrough might just lead to a practical design, though. Research...
02:21 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Scientists create a cyborg eye that mimics the real thing
Scientists have been working on artificial eyes for years, but mimicking the shape and behavior of a real eye has been difficult. A breakthrough might just lead to a practical design, though. Research...
01:16 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget Jammy's new MIDI guitar can control all your virtual instruments
Since the MIDI standard was released in the early 80s, plenty of musicians have wanted to control electronically-generated sounds with a guitar. Goofy attachments have come and gone, and last years Ja...
12:14 am -04 - Thu, May 21, 2020
Engadget 'Serious Sam 4' arrives on PC and Stadia in August
You wont have to wait too much longer for a Serious Sam revival. Croteam and Devolver Digital have announced that Serious Sam 4 will be available on PC and Google Stadia sometime in August. Consoles w...
11:11 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Virgin Orbit's first launch demo takes place this weekend
Virgin Orbit is finally ready to try a proper launch demo. The spaceflight outfit now expects the launch demo mission to take place on either May 24th or May 25th between 1PM and 5PM Eastern each day....
10:02 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Sphero spins off a new company to make robots for police, military use
Sphero, the company behind robotic toys like the BB-8 robot and educational robotics kits, announced today that its spinning its public safety division into a new company, dubbed Company Six. It plans...
09:14 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget AT&T says it will drop '5G Evolution' branding after backlash
AT&amp;T has insisted on labeling its upgraded LTE network as 5G Evolution despite criticism (including from Engadget parent company Verizon), but its changing its tune now that its facing greater...
07:57 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget 'Justice League' Snyder cut is coming to HBO Max in 2021
Against all the odds, the mythical "Snyder Cut" ofJustice Leaguewill finally get its day in the sun. You'll able to watch it in 2021, provided you shell out money to subscribe to HBO Ma...
07:46 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Astronomers may have witnessed a planet's birth
Scientists believe they have observed a planet being formed for the first time. In a study published in Astronomy &amp; Astrophysics today, a team of astronomers explain how they captured images o...
07:03 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Samsung made a Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition for the military
Samsung has a hardened version of the Galaxy S20, but dont reach for your credit card its not what you were expecting, and you probably cant get one The company has introduced a Galaxy S20 Tactical E...
06:49 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Volvo's new cars now top out at 112MPH to limit speeding accidents
Volvo has followed through on itspromiseto limit the top speed of its upcoming cars to 180 kilometers per hour (112 miles per hour). Little more than a year ago, the company said it would introduce th...
06:01 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Verizon finally allows uploads on its 5G network
A 5G connection is still a bit of a luxury. Only a handful of Android phones support the cellular standard, and Apple still has yet to integrate a 5G modem into an iPhone. Those who do have a capable ...
05:36 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget MTA spends $1 million to test disinfecting NYC subways with UV light
Early next week, the MTA will begin disinfecting subways and buses using ultraviolet light in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19. The pilot program will test small UV light devices developed by...
05:10 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Apple rolls out iOS 13.5 with COVID-19 features
The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 13.5, is now available to download. The update brings several new features, including the COVID-19 exposure notification the company has...
05:04 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Twitter test lets users limit who can reply to their tweets
Twitter is now testing the feature that will allow users to place limits on who can reply to their tweets. The change, which was previewed earlier this year at CES, is rolling out now to a small perce...
05:01 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Apple and Google's COVID-19 contact tracing tech is ready
Today, Apple and Google are releasing their COVID-19 contact tracing technology to public health agencies (PHAs) around the world. So far, 22 countries on five continents have requested the API, which...
04:01 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Hulu is rolling out a new home screen to Apple TV and Roku users
If youre like basically everyone else in the country, youve probably been spending lots of time binging TV and movies from your couch. And if Hulu is one of the services youve been using, its about to...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Hulu is rolling out a new home screen to Apple TV and Roku users
If youre like basically everyone else in the country, youve probably been spending lots of time binging TV and movies from your couch. And if Hulu is one of the services youve been using, its about to...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget You can launch Facebook's Zoom rival from your Instagram inbox
Facebooks Zoom rival now works with Instagram, too. The update allows Instagram users to create Messenger Rooms from their Instagram Direct Inbox.The new feature, which is starting to roll out to Inst...
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget YouTube can tell you to stop watching and go to sleep
Perhaps now more than ever, it's all too easy to get sucked into the bottomless well of YouTube, watching autoplaying videos for hours on end until you realize it's well past your typical be...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Is going to space truly essential during a pandemic?
Much about the world after the coronavirus pandemic remains uncertain, but one priority of the Trump administration remains steadfast: Damn it, were going to the moon.Theres the recent signing of an e...
02:35 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' best feature is cooperation
Animal Crossing gets me out of bed in the morning.And I dont mean that in the sense that it gives me a reason to live. I mean, I have to wake up Sunday mornings before noon to catch Daisy Mae to buy s...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Why Infinity Ward doesn't call 'CoD: Warzone' a battle royale
Turns out, Call of Duty: Warzone is not a battle royale.Infinity Ward and Raven Softwares latest mode pits 150 players against each other on a single map, with limited respawn capabilities and clear i...
01:47 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Snag Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro for $300 off at Amazon
Dont worry if you missed out on Amazon's previous deal for the 16-inch MacBook Pro its back. The internet retailer is selling the base version of Apples high-end laptop for $2,099, or a full $30...
01:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget BBC will open its Sounds app to non-BBC podcasts
The BBC might not always want its podcasts on third-party services, but it doesnt have similar reservations about bringing audio from others to its own app. As part of its Annual Plan, the broadcaster...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Origin PC's refreshed EON17-X laptop has a high-end Intel desktop chip
When Origin PC first launched its EON17-X gaming laptop back in 2012, it clocked in at twelve pounds and measured over two inches thick a behemoth by todays standards, but its specs were otherwise so...
12:32 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Amazon is selling Apple's cellular 64GB iPad Mini at an all-time low
Earlier this year we saw the 64GB WiFi version of Apples iPad mini drop to new low of $350 now the cellular model is getting a big price drop, too. Usually on sale for $529, Amazons deal brings it do...
12:05 pm -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Canada fines Facebook almost $6.5 million over 'false' data privacy claims
Facebook is coughing up for another fine. This time the social network is handing over CAD$9 million (US$6.5 million / 5.3 million) to Canada as part of a settlement over the way it handled users pers...
11:35 am -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Microsoft unveils its powerful Open AI supercomputer
Yesterday, Microsofts Build 2020 developer conference kicked off (remotely), and we saw the first results of Microsofts billion-dollar investment in OpenAI, a company co-founded by Elon Musk. Microsof...
11:34 am -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Microsoft unveils its powerful Open AI supercomputer
Yesterday, Microsofts Build 2020 developer conference kicked off (remotely), and we saw the first results of Microsofts billion-dollar investment in OpenAI, a company co-founded by Elon Musk. Microsof...
10:46 am -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget 'PUBG' adds bots to PC matches
PUBG wants to give new players a break. With Update 7.2 the game will see the introduction of bots to PC servers designed to help newbies hone their skills, gain a bit of confidence and start closing ...
08:14 am -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Sony teases a compact vlogging camera with flip-around screen
Sony tweeted a tease for a new 4K compact camera arriving May 20th, and rumor has it that it will designed for vlogging. Called the ZV-1, it will be based on Sonys popular RX100 VII with some key diff...
04:40 am -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Notion productivity app lifts limits on free plan
Notion, the popular productivity and note-taking app for mobile and desktop, has just become much more usable for free users. The company has lifted a couple of important limits for free accounts, all...
12:35 am -04 - Wed, May 20, 2020
Engadget Twitch clarifies what its Safety Advisory Council will do
Twitch only unveiled its Safety Advisory Council days ago, but it left a few questions unanswered. What will the advisors do, exactly? The livestreaming service now hopes to elaborate. Company chief E...
10:26 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget NASA's human spaceflight lead resigns days before Crew Dragon launch
NASAs return to US-based crew launches will take place under less-than-ideal circumstances. The agency has revealed that its associate administrator for human exploration, Doug Loverro, has resigned a...
09:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget The next version of SD Express is a boon for pro photography and 8K video
If the original SD Express gave niche and proprietary memory card formats a run for their money, its follow-up might just blow past them. The SD Association has unveiled (via Gizmodo) an 8.0 specifica...
08:31 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Spotify snags Joe Rogan's podcast as its latest exclusive
Spotify has added another major podcast to its audio war chest: The Joe Rogan Experience. On September 1st, the show will arrive on Spotify for the first time, with all users (including those on the f...
08:09 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Tom Hanks WWII movie 'Greyhound' will premiere on Apple TV
Tom Hanks is joining the ranks of stars premiering movies on streaming services during the pandemic, but hes not going to one of the usual outlets. Deadline reports that Hanks is premiering his WWII n...
07:46 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Ukraine catches hacker who tried to sell 773 million stolen email addresses
Today, the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) announced that it has detained the hacker, known as Sanix, who caused a stir last year for trying to sell a database with 773 million email addresses and 2...
07:26 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Walmart is shutting down Jet
Nearly four years after itacquired the company for $3 billion, Walmart is shutting down Jet.com. The retailer quietly announced the move, which was spotted by TechCrunch, in its first-quarter 2020 ear...
07:03 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Jaguar ends I-Pace electric race series due to COVID-19
Jaguars electric racing series has come to an end two years after it began. The automaker is shutting down (via The Verge) the I-Pace eTrophy at the end of the 2019-2020 season after having reviewed [...
06:41 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Facebook's new shopping AI knows what exactly you're looking for
Finding fashion that suits your style can be a challenge even when done in person at a brick-and-mortar store. Add to that the vagaries of online commerce, where you can only see a stock representatio...
06:40 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Facebook's new shopping AI knows what exactly you're looking for
Finding fashion that suits your style can be a challenge even when done in person at a brick-and-mortar store. Add to that the vagaries of online commerce, where you can only see a stock representatio...
06:17 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Mafia II and Mafia III Definitive Editions are available today
Fans of 2K Games Mafia series will have a lot of content to revisit over the next several months. After teasing an announcement last week (not to mention details and photos being leaked), the company ...
05:58 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Chrome is getting more intuitive privacy and security controls
Until now, completing common security tasks in Chrome, like managing cookies, required wading through menus in a clumsy way. In an attempt to make controls more intuitive and useful, Chrome is rolling...
05:29 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Google Photos now offers more control over album sharing
Google is making it easier to control who gets to see your most cherished memories. The next time you want to send a Google Photos album to someone, the app will prompt you to invite aspecific person ...
05:10 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Facebook Shops turn business pages into online stores
Facebook and Instagram are making their biggest push yet into online shopping with Facebook Shops, which allows businesses to turn their Facebook and Instagram pages into online storefronts for their ...
04:53 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget PlayStation Now's subscriber count doubled in one year
Sonys CEO and president Kenichiro Yoshida hosted the companys corporate strategy meeting today, which included updates on PlayStation products and services. One impressive figure shows that subscripti...
04:10 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Porsche service lets 911 buyers obsess over their production progress
Children the world over count down the days until Christmas, when theyll be able to unwrap and play with their new toys. Adults, meanwhile, anxiously check the shipping status on their rice cookers an...
04:02 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Verizon adds the standard Galaxy S20 with 5G to its lineup
Months after Verizon began selling the Samsung Galaxy S20+ and S20 Ultra, its adding the entry S20 to its lineup. The phone now supports millimeter wave 5G, which Verizon (Engadgets parent company) cu...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Fluid Framework collaboration comes to Office online
You'll be able to get your first taste of Microsoft's upcoming real-time collaboration technology, Fluid Framework, on Office and Outlook web apps, the company announced today. You can think...
03:46 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Microsoft brings Linux GUI apps to Windows 10
Microsoft is stepping up its Linux game once again. After bringingLinux command line tools to Windows 10 in 2016 and a full-fledged kernel last year, Microsoft announced today that Windows 10 will soo...
03:40 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Americans don't know why they don't trust self-driving cars
It probably won't come as a surprise, but a new survey has found that most Americans aren't too enthusiastic about the idea of self-driving cars -- but maybe not for the reasons you might th...
03:24 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Mount Sinais AI can diagnose COVID-19
Weve seen AI detect different cancers, kidney illness and brain tumors. Now, researchers from Mount Sinai believe they are the first in the US to use AI, combined with imaging and clinical data, to di...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Cloud for Healthcare is an elaborate suite of telehealth tools
At its virtual Build conference today, Microsoft announced it is launching industry-specific cloud offerings, starting with one designed for healthcare. Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare is now available...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget How Microsoft plans to make life easier for Windows developers
It's 2020, and Microsoft is still juggling two very different APIs (application programming interfaces) in Windows 10. In one corner, you've got the old-school Win32 API and its decades-long...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget HoloLens 2 heads to South Korea, Taiwan and more countries
It's been over six months since Microsoft's HoloLens 2 started shipping to customers-- now, the company says it's aiming to bring the augmented reality headset to more countries by the ...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Razer Opus headphones review: Stellar THX sound for $200
When you think of Razer, headphones probably arent the first thing that comes to mind. Gaming headsets, perhaps, but the company is more synonymous with gaming accessories and peripherals than general...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Lists is a powerful to-do app for businesses
Microsoft needs to keep businesses using its software, and is announcing a bunch of updates to its tools at its virtual Build conference today. Among these is a new Lists app that the company is descr...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's OpenAI supercomputer has 285,000 CPU cores, 10,000 GPUs
Last year, Microsoft invested $1 billion in Open AI, a company co-founded by Elon Musk that focuses on the development of human-friendly artificial intelligence. Today at the Build 2020 developer conf...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's OpenAI supercomputer has 285,000 CPU cores, 10,000 GPUs
Last year, Microsoft invested $1 billion in Open AI, a non-profit co-founded by Elon Musk that focuses on the development of human-friendly artificial intelligence. Today at the Build 2020 developer c...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Samsungs card-sized T7 SSD goes on sale starting at $110
Want a business card-sized SSD, but dont have the cash or need for fingerprint security? Samsung has you covered. Following its reveal at CES (gosh, that feels so long ago), the T7 SSD is now availabl...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Samsung's T7 SSD with fingerprint lock goes on sale starting at $110
That intriguing Samsung SSD with a fingerprint lock we saw at CES earlier this year is finally available for purchase. The T7 SSD is a business card-sized portable storage device that can hold up to 2...
01:55 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Watch a Boston Dynamics robot herd sheep in New Zealand
To prove just how useful Spot, Boston Dynamics four-legged robot dog, can be, the New Zealand-based robotics company Rocos shared a video of Spot herding sheep across grassy pastures. This is the kind...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Photoshop for iPad gets Curves and Apple Pencil pressure settings
When Adobe launched Photoshop for the iPad late last year, users were less than impressed with its limited features to say the tablet version of the software was a pared back take on the desktop stan...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Crucible proves that Amazon is finally serious about video games
Amazon does seemingly everything. The e-commerce giant has a foothold in audiobooks, fresh groceries, Netflix-style video streaming and oh-so-much-more. Its no surprise, therefore, that the company wa...
12:55 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget IFA will be one of the first big in-person tech events post-lockdown
Many of 2020s technology events have been relegated to virtual gatherings or cancelled outright due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but IFA will still be an in-person expo albeit with very tight restrictio...
12:35 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Apple is reportedly buying older TV shows to take on Netflix and Amazon
When Apple TV+ launched last year its MO was very much original content. The company had poured an eye-watering sum of money into creating new shows specifically for the platform and people were, unde...
12:01 pm -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Strava is moving some free features behind a subscription
Strava, the social fitness network that tracks cycling and running, is putting some of its previously free features behind a subscription paywall. In a press release, the company said that its not yet...
11:45 am -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget OnePlus will disable a filter that lets the 8 Pro see through some materials
OnePlus has started rolling out a software update that temporarily disables the 8 Pros controversial Color Filter camera function. In an announcement posted on Chinese social media platform Weibo, the...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: The artificial smart window that can mimic sunlight
For years, Samsungs C-Lab has backed projects and products that are a bit out of place, sold alongside its TVs, phones and, er, washing machines. The latest group to receive backing includes the timel...
10:55 am -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Nintendo takes legal action against US Switch hack sellers
Nintendo is back on its intellectual property flex, after it filed two lawsuits last week against Switch hackers selling software to play pirated video games. Court documents obtained by Polygon show ...
10:20 am -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Samsung's latest smartphone sensor promises DSLR-like focus speeds
Samsung has unveiled a new smartphone sensor showing that more megapixels may not always be better. The ISOCELL GN1 is only a 50-megapixel sensor, but at a 1/1.3-inch size, it has relatively large 1.2...
09:14 am -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Sony and Microsoft team up on AI-powered cameras
Sony and Microsoft are working on AI-powered cameras together. The two tech giants have announced that theyre embedding Microsoft Azures AI capabilities into Sonys new image sensor, the IMX500, which ...
05:55 am -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget BBC Together lets you watch shows with friends
Weve been seeing more and more apps and technologies geared towards helping you stay social while in isolation. Theres a new Chrome extension called Netflix Party that allows friends to sync up a Netf...
02:38 am -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Tesla's 'full self-driving' package will cost $1,000 more by July
Teslas Full Self-Driving package will get a price hike and cost $1,000 more worldwide come July 1st, Elon Musk has revealed on Twitter. The company chief didnt mention an exact adjusted price for it, ...
12:27 am -04 - Tue, May 19, 2020
Engadget Walmart unveils 'pro' versions of its budget Android tablets
Walmart has been selling no-frills Android tablets under its Onn brand for a while, but the $65-plus slates have been basic, to put it mildly. Theres now a better option if youre willing to spend a li...
10:24 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget TikTok's new CEO is Disney's former streaming leader
TikTok may have a solution to keeping its momentum going: hire a leader with a knack for streaming video. Parent company ByteDance has hired Kevin Mayer, Disneys chairman for streaming services like D...
09:29 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Epic Games Store's self-serve refunds get your money back without the wait
Epic Games is still busy adding helpful (and occasionally overdue) features to its online store. The gaming giant recently introduced self-serve refunds that save the hassle of waiting for your reques...
08:57 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Delayed PES Euro 2020 update will arrive on June 4th
With so many live sporting events canceled due to COVID-19, fans are turning to esports. But even those are facing pandemic-related setbacks and delays. This spring, Konami promised that its free Euro...
08:07 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Toyotas 2021 Sienna minivans will all be hybrids
Toyota's new, 2021 Sienna is notable for two reasons. First, just look at this thing: It has plenty of sharp body lines and massive front grille that, while supposedly inspired by Japanese bullet...
07:19 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Googles Search app finally has a dark mode
2019 was the year of the dark mode. Its now 2020, and in a better late than never move, Google is finally rolling out a light-on-dark option for its Search app. Dark mode starts rolling out today and ...
07:08 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Instagram introduces 'Guides' for wellness tips
Instagram is introducing a new type of post that will be available to a small group of influencers, publishers and organizations: Guides, a new format the company says is meant to emphasize wellness a...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Quantic Dream's Twitch add-on puts 'Detroit' gameplay in viewers' hands
Streams for decision-driven games have been popular on livestreaming services as they give viewers a chance to influence decisions, and Quantic Dream wants to seize on that opportunity. Its rolling ou...
05:15 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Texas embraces a virtual jury trial amid coronavirus concerns
If you live in Texas, the coronavirus pandemic might not get you out of jury duty. Today, Collin County District Court is conducting what officials believe is the first virtual jury trial. The one-day...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Google is testing an 'easier' smart display interface for the less-savvy
Smart displays arent simply glorified photo frames anymore. With more and more people staying at home, these devices also provide a window to the homes of loved ones via video cameras. But for the les...
04:56 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget AG Barr seeks 'legislative solution' to make companies unlock phones
Last December, a Saudi Arabian cadet training with the US military opened fire at Naval Air Station Pensacola, killing three soldiers and wounding eight others. The FBI recovered two iPhones, and afte...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget This virtual robotics camp is launching just in time for summer
Summer camp plans not coming together as you envisioned? Me neither. I have no idea what camp will look like for my 8- and 6-year old, and am leery of more Zoom time. I found an interesting possibilit...
04:20 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Watch the trailer for Spike Lee's Netflix movie 'Da 5 Bloods'
Spike Lee is no stranger to streaming movies, but hes now ready to show just what he can do when his next joint goes directly to Netflix. The service has released (via Hollywood Reporter) the first tr...
04:07 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Uber plans to lay off another 3,000 employees
Less than two weeks after Uber shared plans to lay off 3,700 employees, the company announced that it will let another 3,000 workers go. In other words, in the course of a month, Uber has made plans t...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Xfinity Mobile says its new data plans include 5G at no extra cost
Xfinity Mobile has launched a set of new data plans that include 5G for free. Whether customers pay by the gig, or for an unlimited data package, theyll be able to access 5G services across 31 major c...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Xfinity Mobile says its new data plans include 5G at no extra cost
Xfinity Mobile has launched a set of new data plans that include 5G for free. Whether customers pay by the gig, or for an unlimited data package, theyll be able to access 5G services across 31 major c...
03:33 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Microsoft and Mojang Studios have sold 200 million copies of Minecraft
Fads come and go, but the Minecraft craze has yet to abate. Mojang Studios -- the games creator -- and Microsoft announced today that 200 million copies of the sandbox game have been sold since its la...
03:01 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's $400 digital picture frame is half-off if you pre-order it
At CES 2020, Lenovo showed off its new Smart Frame, an elegant $399 digital picture display the company said it would release in August. While the device is still coming out later this year, Lenovo is...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget 'Tetris Effect' is now available on Oculus Quest
Its been a year since the release of Oculus Quest, and to celebrate, its getting a bunch of new updates thatll make its VR offering more fun and more useful. The biggest news is that hand tracking is ...
02:33 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Apple's HomePod falls to $200 again at Best Buy
Dont worry if you missed out on the last time the HomePod was on sale the deal is back. Best Buy is once again selling Apples smart speaker for $200, or a full $100 off the usual price. At that cost,...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget The USA's latest trade legislation is more bad news for Huawei phones
Things are going from bad to worse for Huawei as the US government doubles down on its apparent crusade to prevent the Chinese tech giant from operating in the States. Following the further tightening...
01:48 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Hive's smart home devices finally work with HomeKit
The UK-based smart home company Hive finally works with HomeKit, 9to5Mac reports. A handful of Hive devices -- Hive Active Heating, Hive Active Lights and Hive Active Plugs -- can now be controlled vi...
01:39 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Samsung backs an artificial smart window that mimics natural sunlight
Samsungs in-house creative incubator C-Lab has revealed its latest batch of company-backed startups, and one is particularly pertinent at this time when were all stuck indoors: an artificial window th...
01:18 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Disney shuts down Club Penguin clone plagued by racism and 'e-sex'
Disney hasnt been running any form of Club Penguin since 2018, but that hasnt been stopping some from running clones and the media giant has apparently had enough. The BBC reports (via Gamesindustry....
01:08 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Apple's two new Pride-themed Watch straps include one from Nike
With most Pride celebrations around the world being rescheduled, shrunk or canceled, Apple is reminding you that its still got rainbow-themed things, however you end up partying.The company has announ...
01:08 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Apple's two new Pride-themed Watch straps include one from Nike
With most Pride celebrations around the world being rescheduled, shrunk or canceled, Apple is reminding you that its still got rainbow-themed things, however you end up partying. The company has annou...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Sony WF-SP800N review: Feature-packed earbuds at an affordable price
Sony has been on quite a run, at least in terms of headphones. The company's two 1000XM3 models -- the over-ear WH-1000XM3 and the true wireless WF-1000XM3 -- have remained our top picks in their...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Sony WF-SP800N review: Feature-packed earbuds at an affordable price
Sony has been on quite a run, at least in terms of headphones. The company's two 1000XM3 models -- the over-ear WH-1000XM3 and the true wireless WF-1000XM3 -- have remained our top picks in their...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget An iPhone and an ultrasound wand could help doctors spot COVID-19 remotely
The images in front of me on this Zoom call don't make much sense: There's a pie slice of noisy gray, punctuated by long, dark shadows that slide around laterally. And at the top sits a seri...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget An iPhone and an ultrasound wand could help doctors monitor COVID-19 remotely
The images in front of me on this Zoom call don't make much sense: There's a pie slice of noisy gray, punctuated by long, dark shadows that slide around laterally. And at the top sits a seri...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget An iPhone and an ultrasound wand could help doctors spot COVID-19 remotely
The images in front of me on this Zoom call don't make much sense: There's a pie slice of noisy gray, punctuated by long, dark shadows that slide around laterally. And at the top sits a seri...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: A look at Dyson's canceled electric car
The hopes and dreams of companies dont always come true. The Nintendo PlayStation, that undersea electric railway, sometimes things just dont work out.Its always intriguing to see how far companies ta...
10:15 am -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget An electric dragster has passed 200MPH for the first time
Serious drag racing is becoming a bit kinder to the environment, as the first four-wheel all-electric dragster has completed a 200MPH pass for the first time ever. Driven by drag enthusiast Steve Huff...
09:12 am -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Apple is reopening more stores but you'll need a face mask to enter
Apple is set to open 25 more stores in the US and 12 in Canada, but be prepared to follow strict COVID-19 guidelines if you want to enter. For one thing, face masks will be required and will be provid...
07:00 am -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget MediaTek's latest processor will help take dual-SIM 5G phones mainstream
MediaTek is trying to make 5G more accessible on less-than-flagship phones with the launch of the Dimensity 820 processor. It has the latest carrier aggregation tech that offers improved coverage and ...
02:15 am -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Supercomputers across Europe have fallen to cryptomining hacks
Cryptomining hacks arent new by any stretch, but a string of recent incidents is raising eyebrows. ZDNet reports that culprits infected multiple European supercomputers with Monero mining malware in t...
12:31 am -04 - Mon, May 18, 2020
Engadget Virtual PC game box collection helps relive the heyday of floppies and CDs
If youre a gamer of a certain age (cough), you probably have fond memories of the elaborate boxes PC games once had sometimes more memorable than the gameplay itself. You dont have to hunt down a cop...
11:03 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget The biggest Madden Bowl yet was won using run-only plays
The 2020 Madden Bowl came to an end on May 16th, and itll be one to remember for a number of reasons. Raidel Joke Brito won the final match over Daniel Dcroft Mycroft in a 17-0 blowout through an unus...
09:47 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget Oculus Link now supports nearly any USB cable you own
Oculus Link has been available for a while, but its been finicky about the cables you use to the point where it was sometimes easier to buy the $79 official cable to connect your Quest to your PC. No...
08:31 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget HBO Now app leaves older Apple TVs
If you depend on an older Apple TV to watch HBO, you may want to look for new hardware. As announced in April, the HBO Now app has been pulled (via 9to5Mac) from second- and third-generation Apple TV ...
08:30 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget HBO Now app leaves older Apple TVs
If you depend on an older Apple TV to watch HBO, you may want to look for new hardware. As announced in April, the HBO Now app has been pulled (via 9to5Mac) from second- and third-generation Apple TV ...
07:17 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget 'GTA V' online play suffers outage following Epic Games Store giveaway
Epic Games GTA V giveaway caused chaos beyond Epics own games store. Rockstar is warning of problems accessing GTA V for PC and the companys Games Launcher due to extremely high player volumes. Weve a...
05:46 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget Fraud ring uses stolen data to scam unemployment insurance programs
Fraudsters are taking advantage of both data breaches and weaknesses in government online systems to commit scams on a large scale. KrebsOnSecurity has obtained a Secret Service memo revealing that a ...
04:29 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget X-37B space plane launches on its most ambitious mission to date
A day later than planned, the X-37B space plane has gone back into low Earth orbit for its sixth mission. The vehicle launched aboard a United Launch Alliance rocket on the morning of May 17th. Its th...
04:28 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget X-37B space plane launches on its most ambitious mission to date
A day later than planned, the X-37B space plane has gone back into low Earth orbit for its sixth mission. The vehicle launched aboard a United Launch Alliance rocket on the morning of May 17th. Its th...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget After Math: Free games and expensive mistakes
As if the COVID-19 crisis wasnt bad enough on its own, the economic downturn that its brought along for the ride has hit many of us where it hurts the most: our pocketbooks. But even as folks across t...
12:05 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget NASA crowdsourcing helps build a better Moon digging robot
NASAs Artemis program will eventually need robots to help live off the lunar soil, and its enlisting help from the public to make those robots viable. The space agency has picked winners from a design...
12:05 pm -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget NASA crowdsourcing helps build a better Moon digging robot
NASAs Artemis program will eventually need robots to help live off the lunar soil, and its enlisting help from the public to make those robots viable. The space agency has picked winners from a design...
10:18 am -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget Razer's Mamba Elite is free when you buy a Huntsman keyboard at Best Buy
Best Buy is once again catering to gamers looking to upgrade their mouse and keyboard in one go. The retailer is bundling a free Mamba Elite mouse when you buy the standard Huntsman keyboard, which no...
08:53 am -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget Dyson finally unveils its cancelled electric car
Having famously killed off its electric car project back in October, Dysons automobile remained a mystery to most, with insiders telling Engadget that only a handful of engineers had seen a working pr...
08:53 am -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget Dyson finally unveils its canceled electric car
Having famously killed off its electric car project back in October, Dysons automobile remained a mystery to most, with insiders telling Engadget that only a handful of engineers had seen a working pr...
03:55 am -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget Edison Mail iOS bug showed messages intended for other people
Bugs in email clients arent unheard of, but they typically affect only those messages sent by or intended for you. Edison, however, had a more serious hiccup. It confirmed (via The Verge) reports that...
12:57 am -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget Amazon will start reopening French warehouses on May 19th (updated)
Amazons French warehouses are close to reopening roughly a month after they closed. The internet retailer said it planned a gradual reopening starting on May 19th as it came close to reaching a deal w...
12:57 am -04 - Sun, May 17, 2020
Engadget Amazon will start reopening French warehouses on May 19th
Amazons French warehouses are close to reopening roughly a month after they closed. The internet retailer said it planned a gradual reopening starting on May 19th as it came close to reaching a deal w...
11:00 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget 'Destiny 2' equipment overhaul will encourage you to try new gear
Bungie is about to address one of Destiny 2s longstanding problems: namely, a system that discourages you from trying new equipment. As of season 11 in June, armor and weapons will have (via Polygon) ...
09:42 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget Apple gets early approval for $500 million iPhone throttling settlement
Apple is one step closer to compensating customers for its initial approach to iPhone processor throttling. Federal District Judge Edward Davila has given preliminary approval (via MacRumors) for a ma...
08:27 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget NASA's Artemis Accords lay out some rules for joint space exploration
NASA knows that it will have to work with foreign space agencies and private companies to establish human presence on the Moon. Thats why it has introduced a set of guidelines called the Artemis Accor...
07:12 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget Amazon won't commit to Jeff Bezos testimony over misuse of seller data
Congress might want Jeff Bezos to testify over alleged abuses of seller data, but Amazon isnt exactly leaping at the opportunity. The company has responded (via Reuters) to a House Judiciary Committee...
06:36 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget Grab two Echo Show 5 smart displays for $90 at Amazon and Best Buy
If youre just starting out with smart speakers or want multiple tech-savvy clocks around the house, this might be the deal youre looking for. You can buy two Echo Show 5 smart displays for the price o...
06:01 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget Tesla could build its third US factory in Austin or Tulsa
Tesla has narrowed down the potential sites for its third Gigafactory in the US, according to Autoblog. The automaker has reportedly chosen Austin, Texas and Tulsa, Oklahoma as the finalists for a new...
05:55 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget Big Think Edge lets you learn from world-class leaders
Perhaps now more than ever, continuing education is hands-down one of the most important elements of staying competitive and becoming successful in the modern age. Whether youre trying to start a busi...
05:44 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft sues Apple and Google for selling a 'Rainbow Six: Siege' clone
Its no secret that some games are designed to riff on others ideas, but Ubisoft believes one title is far too similar to let it go unchecked. Bloomberg reports that the publisher has sued Apple and Go...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget Readers tell us why the Echo Show 5 is their ideal smart display
Of all the smart displays on the market right now, many of you went for the Echo Show 5. Amazons mid-sized model features a sunrise alarm, quality sound and of course, the Alexa assistant. When senior...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: Uncovering ancient civilizations with a plane and a prayer
The early days of archaeology involved immense amounts of backbreaking work just to find sites at which to dig. In the time before GPS and satellite imagery, locating the ruins of ancient towns and vi...
12:55 pm -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Another new 'Star Trek' show is coming to CBS All Access
Its Saturday morning, so were looking back at significant stories from Friday and throughout the last week, and just like yesterdays email, a big acquisition has me wondering about the future. On Thur...
10:11 am -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget A virtual race will replace the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June
Like so many other sporting events, the 24 Hours of Le Mans race will not occur as originally scheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Officially the 88th running of the worlds oldest active sports ...
06:32 am -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget Bioware says 'Anthem' redesign will be a 'longer process'
While many games-as-a-service thrive, EAs Anthem launch is one of the bigger misfires in recent history. In February, Bioware boss Casey Hudson officially announced plans to reinvent its experience, a...
01:35 am -04 - Sat, May 16, 2020
Engadget WSJ: Google will 'likely' face antitrust lawsuits later this year
For nearly a year there have been reports about the Justice Department investigating Google for antitrust violations when it comes to search and advertising. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports its l...
09:58 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Valve opens up 'Half-Life: Alyx' level editing tools to the community
The debut of Half-Life: Alyx has already added more than a million new VR users to Steam, and now comes the next step: mods. The games latest update brings beta support for the Steam Workshop so users...
09:58 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Valve opens 'Half-Life: Alyx' level editing tools to the community
The debut of Half-Life: Alyx has already added more than a million new VR users to Steam, and now comes the next step: mods. The games latest update brings beta support for the Steam Workshop so users...
07:45 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Konami's delayed TurboGrafx-16 mini arrives in the US May 22nd
After missing its initial March 19th release date, Konami's TurboGrafx-16 mini will finally make its way to North America on May 22nd. When it becomes available next Friday, you'll be able t...
07:36 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Fitbit hopes to make ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic
Fitbit wants to join the host of companies making ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Company chief James Park told CNBC in an interview that Fitbit is shifting its production to make the potent...
07:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Surface Earbuds suffer a major limitation for solo bud wearers
Theres a lot to like about Microsofts Surface Earbuds. Theyre comfortable, sound great and offer more playback controls than most wireless buds. But one problem reared its head during our review: They...
06:53 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Postmates makes curbside pickup easier for stores
Some stores are offering curbside pickup during the COVID-19 pandemic, but not all of them and thats a problem if you need something now from a store that cant let you inside. Postmates wants to fill...
06:16 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Samsung Galaxy A51 review: Wait for a price drop
Samsung got me. On paper, the company's Galaxy A51 appears to have everything you could want out of a $400 smartphone. A big, pretty screen. A multitude of cameras. A 4,000mAh battery. A flagship...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget 'THPS 1 and 2' soundtrack features highlights from the originals
When Vicarious Visions unveiled its Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 and 2 remaster, you probably wondered about how faithful it would be to the originals. Thankfully, its close though not quite comprehensive...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater' remasters include original soundtrack songs
When Vicarious Visions unveiled its Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 and 2 remaster, you probably wondered about how faithful it would be to the originals. Thankfully, its close though not quite comprehensive...
05:45 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget August's WiFi Smart Lock made my old lock new again
I can't start this review without admitting that it's a peculiar period in time to review a smart lock. I haven't left the house in nearly two months except for my daily walk around the...
05:45 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget August's WiFi Smart Lock made my old lock new again
I can't start this review without admitting that it's a peculiar period in time to review a smart lock. I haven't left the house in nearly two months except for my daily walk around the...
05:35 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget How Instagrams anti-vaxxers fuel coronavirus conspiracy theories
Instagrams efforts to curb health misinformation have done little to stem the flow of conspiracy theories and misinformation about vaccines. The app continues to be a hotbed of anti-vaccine conspiracy...
05:35 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget How Instagrams anti-vaxxers fuel coronavirus conspiracy theories
Instagrams efforts to curb health misinformation have done little to stem the flow of conspiracy theories and misinformation about vaccines. The app continues to be a hotbed of anti-vaccine conspiracy...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Microsoft stops offering 32-bit Windows 10 to computer manufacturers
Windows 10 comes in both 32-bit and 64-bit varieties. While they look and feel nearly identical, the latter takes advantage of faster and better hardware specs. With the era of 32-bit processors windi...
05:15 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget The best deals we found this week: AirPods Pro, the iPad and more
Lots of popular electronics went on sale this week as early Memorial Day deals started to pop up. Notably, the AirPods Pro remain at their lowest price ever on Amazon, so you can snag a pair for only ...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget A closer look at Valorant's always-on anti-cheat system
Every time you install a new program on your computer, youre taking a risk. With each click of the OK button, youre placing implicit trust in whatever company or person is distributing that software. ...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Surface Earbuds and Headphones 2 review: Comfort is king
Microsoft can't help but be different. Its Surface computers have all tried to deliver something new in the PC world (well, except for the conventional Surface Laptop). So it wasnt a huge surpris...
04:11 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget 'Strange New Worlds' is the latest Star Trek series for CBS All Access
The best characters ofStar Trek: Discoveryseason two are getting their own show. On Friday, CBS announcedStar Trek: Strange New Worlds, a new All Access series that will see Anson Mount, Ethan Peck an...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget 'Wild Guns' and 'Panel de Pon' are coming to Switch Online next week
Nintendo Switch Online is carrying on the legacy of the Wiis Virtual Console, and four more games -- one NES title and three SNES ones -- are being added to the library on May 20th. Rygar may be regar...
02:46 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Facebook just bought Giphy
Facebook has bought the GIF-sharing service Giphy, which will now be a part of Instagram. It plans to integrate Giphys library more deeply into Instagram (where GIFs are especially prevalent in Storie...
02:42 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Spotify's web player works with Safari again
In 2017, Spotifys Safari web player vanished without any explanation. Users were forced to use another browser or the native Mac app. Now, just as mysteriously, Spotify has added Safari back to its li...
02:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Every musician is basically a YouTuber now
Huddled inside a cluttered garage in Los Angeles, Grouplove tries to be itself.Keyboardist Hannah Hooper grins wide as she sings toward the smartphone, attempting to maintain some of the buoyant alt-r...
01:51 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's 10.2-inch iPad is $250 at Amazon and Best Buy
If you missed the opportunity to pick up the 10.2-inch iPad when it was$250 earlier this month, Apple's entry-level tablet is once again on sale. This time around, bothAmazonandBest Buyare sellin...
01:35 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Samsung is killing its VR applications now that Gear VR is dead
Samsung will slowly shut down its XR service applications over the next few months until theyre completely gone by September 30th. The tech giant says its ending the service, because its rethinking it...
01:05 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Instax Mini's latest feature lets you digitally doodle on your photos
Fujifilms Instax offering is about to get even more fun. Its mini link smartphone printer and accompanying app has just been given an update called Sketch, Edit &amp; Print (located in Fun Mode) w...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: Dell's new XPS laptops and Zocdoc's telehealth play
Were back to a somewhat regular week of news on this episode of the Engadget Podcast. Devindra and Cherlynn tackle the good and bad of Dells new XPS and Alienware laptops, before diving into Zocdocs t...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Discord adds drop-in, drop-out video chats
Discord has already taken steps to make its platform more helpful to those affected by coronavirus lockdown, now its added a new video call feature to help keep its users connected to friends and fami...
11:25 am -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: A free 'GTA V' offer crashed the Epic Games Store
A little more than five years after NextVR streamed its first live VR broadcast from California to my house in Michigan, Apple confirmed its acquiring the startup. While Apple has built AR features in...
10:15 am -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Comcast has handed out one million cord-cutting Xfinity Flex boxes
When Comcast launched its Xfinity Flex streaming box for broadband-only subscribers last year, it seemed a bit silly to pay $5 per month when you could just use a Chromecast-type device instead. Howev...
10:15 am -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Comcast has handed out one million cord-cutting Xfinity Flex boxes
When Comcast launched its Xfinity Flex streaming box for broadband-only subscribers last year, it seemed a bit silly to pay $5 per month when you could just use a Chromecast-type device instead. Howev...
08:35 am -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Apple chip-maker TSMC is building a $12 billion plant in Arizona
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), which manufactures processors and other chips for Apple, AMD and many other firms, has confirmed that it will build a $12 billion chip fab plant in Arizo...
07:21 am -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget 'Resident Evil: Resistance' adds Nemesis as a playable character
Youll now be able to play as Resident Evils most iconic monster in the RE 3 remakes multiplayer mode. The latest Resident Evil: Resistance update adds Nemesis as a playable character for the first tim...
03:55 am -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget NBA 2K's simulated playoffs crown the LA Lakers champs for 2020
While the league and several star players seem like theyre warming to the idea of organizing a real finish to the 2019-2020 NBA season, the makers of NBA 2K have completed their simulated version. The...
03:35 am -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Apple's next 'affordable' iPad could have more screen, less bezel
Apple may have a couple more product launches scheduled for late 2020 and early 2021 despite production issues brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. According to notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the...
03:35 am -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget Apple could launch an 'affordable' 10-inch iPad this year
Apple may have a couple more product launches scheduled for late 2020 and early 2021 despite production issues brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. According to notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the...
12:49 am -04 - Fri, May 15, 2020
Engadget 'Ghost of Tsushima' will feature black-and-white samurai cinema mode
Youll have to follow the wind and the wild animals to find new places and points of interest in the world of the Ghost of Tsushima. Thats one of the gameplay elements Sucker Punch Productions showcase...
11:53 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Steam uses AI to find interesting games you already own
Valve launched Steam Labs late last year as a way to test out new features for its PC games store. While it already brought the machine learning-based Interactive Recommender from Labs to the regular ...
09:31 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Sony AR app shows if a new TV will fit your room
Sony thinks it can use technology to address one of the most common hassles with TV shopping: making sure your new set will fit properly. Its rolling out an Envision TV AR app for Android and iOS that...
09:01 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget 'Crusader Kings III' brings medieval politics to your PC on September 1st
The Crusader Kings strategy game series is finally close to getting a third entry more than eight years after the second. Paradox has announced that Crusader Kings III will be available September 1st,...
08:29 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Mophie's latest battery bank can charge itself wirelessly
Its not hard to find battery banks that will charge your phone wirelessly, but what happens if you dont have a spare cable, port or outlet to charge the bank itself? Mophie has you covered. It just re...
07:57 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft's educational Assassin's Creed tours are free until May 21st
Starting today through to May 21st, the standalone versions of Ubisoft's Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece and Discovery Tour: Ancient Egypt are free to download on PC as part of the company's ...
07:42 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Amazon is mass-producing face shields to sell to frontline workers
While Amazon has been busy handling employee protests, warehouse closures, investigations and an uptick in demand, employees have been working behind the scenes to develop face shields for frontline w...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Watch Sony's 'Ghost of Tsushima' State of Play special here at 4PM ET
Sonys PS4 may be on its way out, but the forthcoming samurai adventure Ghost of Tsushima means its set to have a pretty magnificent swansong. And today, well get an extended peek of its gameplay thank...
07:26 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Apple buys virtual reality company NextVR
In one of its more interesting acquisitions in recent memory, Apple has purchased NextVR. The company confirmed the deal toCNBC. NextVR is best known for its past work with the NBA. The two had worked...
07:06 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Chrome will start blocking resource-demanding ads in August
Google has discovered that a small percentage of ads (0.3 percent) are using a disproportionate amount (27 percent) of the network data used by ads in Chrome. These resource-demanding ads can drain ba...
06:51 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Peacock's first streaming originals include a 'Brave New World' series
NBCUniversal has revealed which original series and movies you can check out when its ad-supported streaming service Peacock officially goes live on July 15th. The most eye-catching one is an adaptati...
06:28 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Twitch forms review board to strengthen moderation policies
Twitch has launched an eight-member Safety Advisory Council designed to clarify the sites moderation policies, and strengthen its sense of community and security. The new group is stacked with cyberbu...
05:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Messenger Rooms, Facebook's answer to Zoom, is now available
Messenger Rooms, Facebooks attempt to take on the likes of Zoom with group video calls, is now live. Anyone can create a room in Messenger, but only folks in North America can start one on Facebook fo...
04:54 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Xbox co-founder J. Allard is working on the Intellivison Amico
A reimagined version of Mattel Electronics Intellivision is scheduled to be released this fall. To help put the finishing touches on the Amico game console, Intellivision Entertainment -- a separate e...
04:46 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Instagram Live videos can now be saved to IGTV
Many performers and other folks are turning to Instagram Live at the minute as a way of staying connected with their audiences. One downside of Instagram's live streams is that, since they take p...
04:33 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget This AI generates gibberish words with nonsensical definitions to match
Are you looking to improve your vocabulary while youre stuck at home? Do you want to teach your kids new words while theyre out of school? If so, youll want to avoid ThisWordDoesNotExist.com. The new ...
04:17 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Epic Game Store's Mega Sale is back, and 'GTA V' is free
As expected, Rockstar'sGrand Theft Auto Vis the Epic Games Store's latest free game. Starting today through to May 21st, you can download the 2013 open-world game for without paying anything...
03:27 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Stream HBO Go and HBO Now with watch party app Scener
Setting up a virtual watch party without some specialized software can be a pain. Its easy to fall out of sync, and trying to talk with friends can lead to obnoxious audio feedback. There are several ...
03:13 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Get the 2019 Dell XPS 13 with touchscreen for under $850
If you missed the chance to pick up Dell's excellent XPS 13 laptop when the company discounted it during itssemi-annual sale in March, you now have another opportunity to pick one up. One compell...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Share your memories of the original iMac
The original iMac G3 from 1998 was remarkably different from todays sleek, silver iMac models. A rounded bubble with a see-through colored body, the G3 came with a notoriously uncomfortable mouse and ...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Samsung and SK Telecom reveal worlds first smartphone with quantum security tech
Samsung and SK Telecom have just unveiled the worlds first 5G smartphone with a Quantum Random Number Generator (QRNG). Called the Galaxy A Quantum, the device (which is essentially a rebranded Galaxy...
02:10 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Headspace is offering free mindfulness courses to unemployed Americans
Theres no question that losing your job is incredibly stressful, and since the COVID-19 pandemic began, millions of people in the US have been laid off or furloughed. In an attempt to ease some of the...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Akai's MPC Live II is a portable studio with built-in speakers
Akai hasnt been shy about reinventing the classic MPC series. Right now you have at least five options to choose from, and that doesnt include the apps (or headphones). Today, Akai reveals the MPC Liv...
01:49 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget 'Paper Mario: The Origami King' arrives on Nintendo Switch on July 17th
It looks like the reports about 2020 being the year of Mario werent overstating things. Nintendo has announced a new Paper Mario game, and you won't have to wait long to play it.Paper Mario: The ...
01:25 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Children's groups say TikTok hasn't made changes to protect underage users
A group of 20 childrens and consumer groups is accusing TikTok of failing to implement the changes it promised last year to settle the child privacy violation charges it faced. The lip-syncing video a...
01:03 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Airbnb and Bumble push virtual first dates to stay relevant
With travel and dating impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Airbnb and Bumble have been struggling to adapt and stay relevant. Now, the two companies are joining forces. Today, Airbnb is introducing a c...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA's massive A100 GPU isn't for you
In this mini-episode of our explainer show, Upscaled, we break down NVIDIA's latest GPU, the A100, and its new graphics architecture Ampere. Announced at the company's long-delayed GTC confe...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget NVIDIA's newest AI supercomputer joins the fight against COVID-19
NVIDIA is bringing its AI expertise to bear in the fight against COVID-19, the company announced during its GTC 2020 keynote on Thursday. Specifically, the first of NVIDIAs new line of AI-driven super...
12:31 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget VanMoofs S3 e-bike is better, cheaper, and just as stylish
VanMoof is like the Allbirds of e-bikes. The upstart has struck a chord with technology-loving people who care deeply about design and sustainable living. That niche, though, is only so large. To grow...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget VanMoofs S3 e-bike is better, cheaper, and just as stylish
VanMoof is like the Allbirds of e-bikes. The upstart has struck a chord with technology-loving people who care deeply about design and sustainable living. That niche, though, is only so large. To grow...
12:10 pm -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget The Boring Company completes excavation of its Las Vegas tunnels
Elon Musks Boring Company has finished excavating the second of two tunnels planned for the Las Vegas Convention Centers underground loop transit system, according to The Verge. The citys Convention C...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Watch the Unreal 5 engine running on a PlayStation 5
A lot of people are excited about the new Xbox and the new PlayStation. Both are set to arrive later this year, with fantastical graphic fidelity, minimal load times and all kinds of hardware specs.Th...
11:05 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Samsung's PCIe 4.0 SSDs come in a range of new form factors
Intels ruler form factor for NVMe server SSDs once looked radical, but its now become mainstream. As evidence, Samsung just introduced a new line of ultra-fast PCIe Gen 4 drives derived from Intels or...
11:05 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Samsung's PCIe 4.0 SSDs come in a range of new form factors
Intels ruler form factor for NVMe server SSDs once looked radical, but its now become mainstream. As evidence, Samsung just introduced a new line of ultra-fast PCIe Gen 4 drives derived from Intels or...
10:20 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget It looks like GTA V is the next Epic Games Store giveaway
Epic Games Store gives away free games every week, and its next one could be its biggest giveaway yet. A since-deleted tweet from the companys official Twitter account suggests that gamers could soon ...
09:25 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Houseparty is encouraging people to co-watch videos with friends
Houseparty has become more popular than ever these past few months after serving as a way for people sheltering at home to go on group video chats. Now, its taking the chance to expand its services by...
08:30 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Hackers demand $21 million ransom from lawyer to the stars
A group of cybercriminals is demanding a $21 million ransom from a New York-based law firm representing megastars like Lady Gaga, Madonna and Elton John, according to The New York Post. The infiltrato...
08:30 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Hackers demand $21 million ransom from lawyer to the stars
A group of cybercriminals is demanding a $21 million ransom from a New York-based law firm representing megastars like Lady Gaga, Madonna and Elton John, according to The New York Post. The infiltrato...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Bang & Olufsen adds Alexa to its Beosound A1 Bluetooth speaker
Back in 2016, Bang &amp; Olufsen announced its first compact Bluetooth speaker. The Beoplay A1 is a small disc-shaped device with big sound and 24-hour battery life. Like all B&amp;O gear, it ...
07:01 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Sony's new image sensors will make cameras smarter with onboard AI
For years, the evolution of image sensors has been about packing in more pixels and slimming down their size to fit into smaller devices. Now, they're about to get smart. Today, Sony is unveiling...
07:00 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Sony's new image sensors will make cameras smarter with onboard AI
For years, the evolution of image sensors has been about packing in more pixels and slimming down their size to fit into smaller devices. Now, they're about to get smart. Today, Sony is unveiling...
04:46 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Evo Online event stretches across July with four open tournaments
The coronavirus pandemic forced organizers of the annual Evo fighting game event to cancel their 2020 event, but now theyve announced details of an online version. According to a video they posted, th...
04:23 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Senate passes Patriot Act amendment strengthening independent oversight
The Senate is preparing to vote on a reauthorization of the Patriot Act, which has been used to enable surveillance of the kind exposed by Edward Snowden. It allowed ford the bulk collection of data o...
03:17 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Kia's future EVs will sport extra-fast 800V charging
Super-speedy 800V charging wont just be reserved for luxury EVs in the near future. As part of a roadmap outlining its next wave of electrification, Kia has revealed (via Autoblog) that some of its up...
01:31 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Honda brings Android Auto to Gold Wing motorcycles
Honda was the first to bring Apple CarPlay to motorcycles in 2017, but it has left Android-toting fans hanging ever since. Now, though, you wont have to be picky about the phone you carry when you cru...
12:11 am -04 - Thu, May 14, 2020
Engadget Apple starts selling Amazon's Eero mesh routers
Technology updates can sometimes make for strange bedfellows, and Apple is providing proof. The tech giant has started selling Eero mesh WiFi routers through its website, starting at $100 for a lone r...
10:48 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Slack's revamped mobile app puts key features within easy reach
Slack is following up its desktop app redesign with a similar overhaul for the mobile crowd. The company is rolling out updates for Android and iOS that remove some of the clutter and make it easier t...
09:02 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Food apps in Chicago will soon show the premium you pay for delivery
In a first-of-its-kind policy change, the City of Chicago will require companies like DoorDash to disclose to customers how much restaurants pay when they order food using a delivery app. If you live ...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget NASA backs studies on environmental effects of COVID-19 lockdowns
Youve probably heard stories of skies and water clearing up while most people stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but how much have things improved, really? Scientists are about to rely on NASA...
07:46 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget FBI accuses China of attempting to steal US COVID-19 research
Today, the FBI warned that China-backed hackers are attempting to steal COVID-19 research from organizations in the US. In a joint statement, the FBI and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agen...
06:35 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Trump extends telecom order behind Huawei ban until May 2021
Huawei isnt about to get a reprieve from the US trade ban any time soon. President Trump has extended until May 2021 the executive order barring American companies from buying and using telecom equipm...
06:18 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget France gives social media sites one hour to delete criminal content
The internet has no shortage of illegal media and verbiage. Social media companies do what they can to soften the blow, but unsavory (and downright criminal) images, videos and text inevitably break t...
05:48 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Uber will require riders and drivers to wear face masks starting May 18th
Following on the heels of Lyft, Uber is introducingnew rulesto keep its users safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Starting on May 18th, Uber will require drivers, delivery people and riders to wear ...
05:40 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Facebook users in the US can create custom avatars starting today
Facebook avatars are finally available in the US. Starting today, users can design digital recreations of themselves, and post them in comments and Messenger chats. These caricatures are similar to Sn...
05:26 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget MIT wants to use your microwaving habits to study your health
Researchers from MITs Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have created a wireless system that monitors how people use the appliances in their homes. The team believes that ...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Chrome will soon group tabs together to save pack rats from themselves
Google is introducing a new feature to Chrome that will have you asking how you lived without it before. Starting with the next version of the company's browser, which the search giant will begin...
04:26 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Amazon Fire TV interface makes it easier to find free content
Amazon wants to make it easier for Fire TV users to find free streaming content, so today, it is rolling out a new Free tab to customers in the US. Inside the tab, a top row will feature some of the m...
04:11 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget 'Fortnite' will be a PS5 and Xbox Series X launch title
Epic Games is far from done with Fortnite. The publisher is bringing the ultra-popular battle royale to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X as a launch title for both consoles later this year. Whats more,...
04:06 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Key researcher behind the Pixel's camera left Google in March
The computer imaging expert behind the cameras on Googles Pixel phones left the company in March, according to The Information. Marc Levoy met Googles co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin as grad st...
03:14 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget 2K Games is remastering the Mafia trilogy
Heres something we didnt expect to see: a remaster of the often-overlooked Mafia series. Publisher 2K Games announced theMafia: Trilogy on Wednesday with a short teaser on YouTube and promised to shar...
03:01 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Epic Games teases its new, nearly-photorealistic Unreal Engine 5
Epic Games Unreal is already one of the most widely used game engines on the planet, utilized by game developers, advertisers and filmmakers alike. Fortnite wouldnt be Fortnite without Unreal -- nor w...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget The best wireless headphones you can buy right now
When it comes to wireless headphones, the over-ear noise-cancelling models typically offer the most comprehensive set of features we want. The best options combine stellar audio with powerful active n...
02:01 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Dells modern design comes to the XPS 15 and revived XPS 17
With each new generation, weve heaped praise on Dell for its well-built XPS line of laptops, and it seems hard to imagine how the company can keep improving the series. This year, the PC maker is cont...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Dells modern design comes to the XPS 15 and revived XPS 17
With each new generation, weve heaped praise on Dell for its well-built XPS line of laptops, and it seems hard to imagine how the company can keep improving the series. This year, the PC maker is cont...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Alienware's updated Area-51m laptop comes with AMD RDNA graphics
Dells Alienware has unveiled new m15/m17 gaming laptops, an updated Aurora desktop PC and the latest desktop-class Area-51m laptop, now available with AMDs Radeon RX graphics and a 10-core Intel CPU. ...
01:48 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget The first 'AI Eurovision' song contest winner was trained on koalas
Eurovision 2020 was unsurprisingly cancelled due to the pandemic, but AI has stepped in to fill its glittery shoes. Dutch broadcaster VPRO has just wrapped up a Eurovision-inspired AI Song Contest, wi...
01:01 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Amazon's latest Fire HD 8 tablets boast sleeker looks and wireless charging
Amazon is giving its Fire HD 8 tablet a significant overhaul, including a much-needed visual refresh. The new Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 Plus and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition still pack 8-inch 1,280 x 800 screens...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Logitech's latest security camera supports Apple HomeKit Secure Video
Apple launched HomeKit Secure Video last year, designed to help protect the privacy of home surveillance systems. All well and good for those concerned about the security of the footage their systems ...
12:46 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Alphabet's balloon-powered Loon internet comes to Mozambique
Alphabet has announced that Loon will soon provide its balloon-powered 4G internet service to several regions in Mozambique. The company has teamed with local carrier Vodacom to serve the Cabo Delgado...
12:31 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget SteelSeries' Apple-compatible Nimbus controller has a 50-hour battery life
SteelSeries has officially launched the Nimbus+, a follow-up to the original Nimbus wireless gaming controller for Apple devices. It retains the original controllers looks with additional features tha...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Nuraloop review: Smart sports buds, elevated
Nura was an unknown entity when it debuted its first-gen, semi-eponymous Nuraphone headphones. The quirky, tech-filled cans had a design like no other and a spec sheet to rival most headsets at the sa...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Nuraloop review: Smart sport buds, elevated
Nura was an unknown entity when it debuted its first-gen, semi-eponymous Nuraphone headphones. The quirky, tech-filled cans had a design like no other and a spec sheet to rival most headsets at the sa...
12:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Nuraloop review: Smart sports buds, elevated
Nura was an unknown entity when it debuted its first-gen, semi-eponymous Nuraphone headphones. The quirky, tech-filled cans had a design like no other and a spec sheet to rival most headsets at the sa...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: There's a new $500 'flagship killer' smartphone
Looking for the ideal midrange smartphone? Xiaomi spin-off Poco might have the answer with its new F2 Pro. This $500 handset has a 6.67-inch screen with no notches, holes or other distractions, a pop-...
11:15 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: There's a new $500 'flagship killer' smartphone
Looking for the ideal midrange smartphone? Xiaomi spin-off Poco might have the answer with its new F2 Pro. This $500 handset has a 6.67-inch screen with no notches, holes or other distractions, a pop-...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Spatial goes free, aiming to become the Zoom of virtual collaboration
Two years ago, we called Spatial's virtual collaboration platform "FaceTime in VR." Since then, the company has focused on corporate users who have access to pricey augmented reality he...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Spatial goes free, aiming to become the Zoom of virtual collaboration
Two years ago, we called Spatial's virtual collaboration platform "FaceTime in VR." Since then, the company has focused on corporate users who have access to pricey augmented reality he...
10:00 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Zocdoc becomes a telehealth facilitator with new video service
Zocdoc, the popular online directory of healthcare providers, is eyeing a new role. With the rise of telehealth services in the wake of the global pandemic, the company is launching a new tool that wi...
08:45 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget PlayStation 4 sales pass 110 million
Sonys massively-popular PlayStation 4 has smashed another sales milestone. In its latest financial earnings, the company revealed that 1.5 million consoles a figure that covers all configurations, in...
07:08 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget Detective RPG 'Disco Elysium' will now run on decade-old PCs
Disco Elysium developer ZA/UM has rolled out a Working Class update that allows the detective RPG to run even on a laptop you havent touched in years. In its announcement, the company said it wants th...
05:02 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget 'COD: Warzone' now requires two-factor authentication for PC players
New Call of Duty: Warzone players on PC will now have to go through two-factor authentication via text messaging when they log in to play. To be clear, CoD developer Infinity Ward has rolled out the a...
03:29 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget 'Apex Legends' season five adds a lot more than just a new character
EA and Respawn have kicked off season five of their battle royale shooter Apex Legends, releasing an update that adds a new character and doesnt stop there. Along with some significant changes to the ...
12:27 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget It's not your connection -- Slack is down
Whether youre used to working from home or are connecting remotely for pandemic-related reasons, this is not the time to be cut off from your team. Unfortunately, the communication service Slack is su...
12:27 am -04 - Wed, May 13, 2020
Engadget It's not your connection -- Slack is down (update: restored)
Whether youre used to working from home or are connecting remotely for pandemic-related reasons, this is not the time to be cut off from your team. Unfortunately, the communication service Slack is su...
11:19 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget SpaceX Crew Dragon simulator shows what it's like to dock with the ISS
You dont have to train as an astronaut to know what its like to pilot Crew Dragon you just need a web browser and some patience. TechCrunch notes that SpaceX has launched a web simulator that lets yo...
11:18 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget SpaceX Crew Dragon simulator shows what it's like to dock with the ISS
You dont have to train as an astronaut to know what its like to pilot Crew Dragon you just need a web browser and some patience. TechCrunch notes that SpaceX has launched a web simulator that lets yo...
10:20 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Twitter for iOS now shows all retweets with comments in one place
Twitter is making it easier to keep track of what people are saying about your tweets. Hot on the heels of an earlier test, Twitters iOS app now provides an option to see all the retweets with comment...
09:26 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Facebook will pay content moderators $52 million in PTSD settlement
Facebook has agreed to pay current and former content moderators in the US at least $1,000 each as part of a $52 million settlement, The Verge reports. The 11,250 moderators, who are based in the US, ...
09:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Google's whole-home Nest Aware subscription is available now
Googles streamlined Nest Aware service is finally rolling out in 19 markets several months after it was first announced. As of this week, you can now pay $60 per year (or $6 per month) to provide 30 d...
07:18 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Apple now considers your 2014 MacBook Air 'vintage'
Some of Apples better-known laptops are riding off into the proverbial sunset, at least as far as the company is concerned. The company has added (via MacRumors) mid-2013 and mid-2014 MacBook Air mode...
06:50 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget 'Iron Man VR' will arrive on July 3rd
Sony delayed Iron Man VR a second time in early April due to the impact of COVID-19, and it has now found a new release date for the virtual reality shooter. All going well, it'll be available fo...
06:34 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget August's slimmer WiFi smart lock is now available for $250
Afterdebuting earlier this year at CES 2020, August's latest smart lock is now available to buy. Starting today, you can purchase the $250 WiFi Smart Lock on the company'swebsiteandBest Buy(...
06:21 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Twitter will let employees work from home indefinitely
Numerous tech giants are letting staff work from home for months while pandemic concerns persist, but Twitter is taking things one step further. The social network has confirmed to BuzzFeed News that ...
05:45 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget What the Golf is coming to the Nintendo Switch on May 21st
The hilarious, physics-based pseudo-golf game What the Golf is making its way to the Nintendo Switch later this month. The game was initially released in September on Apple Arcade and Windows, and won...
05:35 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Motorola promises one additional Android update for the $1,000 Edge
Byour estimation, Motorola's first flagship in four years is a decent, if not completely compelling high-end phone. Not everyone will like the Edge+'s signature "waterfall" display...
05:35 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Motorola promises one additional Android update for the $1,000 Edge
Byour estimation, Motorola's first flagship in four years is a decent, if not completely compelling high-end phone. Not everyone will like the Edge+'s signature "waterfall" display...
05:25 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Instagram adds new comment filtering tools to combat bullying
Instagram is ramping up its anti-bullying measures with a series of updates meant to give users more control over how others interact with their account. Among the changes: new comment filtering tools...
05:17 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Apex Legends developers new studio embraces remote work
Two key Respawn Entertainment developers have started a new game studio called Gravity Well, with a focus on fostering a healthy work environment. Drew McCoy and Jon Shiring have worked on major title...
05:08 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Huawei skirts US trade bans with a 'new' P30 Pro
Last year, Huawei released its flagship P30 Pro smartphone, which came with Android 9 Pie. The US government threw a wrench in the Chinese companys plans though, by imposing trade restrictions that me...
04:11 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Schwarzenegger is coming to 'Predator: Hunting Grounds'
For the first time in 33 years, Arnold Schwarzenegger will reprise the role of Dutch from 1987'sPredatormovie. On May 26th, you'll be able to play as Major Alan Schaefer in multiplayer shoot...
04:02 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Specialized's latest e-bike is a super-light all-rounder
Specialized has been churning out road and mountain bikes since the 70s, and developed its first electric model in 2012. Since then we've seen the company's chops in action as it electrified...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Facebook deploys AI in its fight against hate speech and misinformation
Even in the year 2020, its not very hard to be led astray on Facebook. Click a few misleading links and you can find yourself at the bottom of an ethnonationalist rabbit hole facing a flurry of hate s...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Facebook deploys AI in its fight against hate speech and misinformation
Even in the year 2020, its not very hard to be led astray on Facebook. Click a few misleading links and you can find yourself at the bottom of an ethnonationalist rabbit hole facing a flurry of hate s...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Moog Subharmonicon review: An experimental synth with an iconic sound
Moogs current lineup of semi-modular synths all have cute mother-themed names: Mother-32, Drummer From Another Mother (DFAM), Grandmother and Matriarch. But the newest entry -- the $699 Subharmonicon ...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2' HD remaster lands in September
The original Tony Hawks Pro Skater and its sequel were touchstones of the Y2K era. Alongside pop-culture hits like Jackass and CKY, the games precipitated a huge spike in the popularity of skateboardi...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2' HD remaster lands in September
The original Tony Hawks Pro Skater and its sequel were touchstones of the Y2K era. Alongside pop-culture hits like Jackass and CKY, the games precipitated a huge spike in the popularity of skateboardi...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Moog Subharmonicon review: An experimental synth with an iconic sound
Moogs current lineup of semi-modular synths all have cute mother-themed names: Mother-32, Drummer From Another Mother (DFAM), Grandmother and Matriarch. But the newest entry -- the $699 Subharmonicon ...
03:39 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Sony reveals PlayStation Studios branding for its own PS5 games
Sony is bringing together its games studios under a single branding umbrella. Starting in the fall, itll release all first-party PS4 and PS5 games as PlayStation Studios titles, and it revealed an ani...
03:26 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Poco's F2 Pro is a high-end, all-screen phone for $499
Earlier this year, Xiaomi decided to spin off its sub-brand that created the Pocophone F1. Now known as Poco, the company has announced its latest phone, the F2 Pro, and like its predecessor, it featu...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget YouTube Music will transfer your Google Play songs with one click
Its been almost two years since YouTube Music launched as a full-fledged, paid competitor to Spotify and Apple Music. But even though Google positioned it as a replacement for its own Google Play Musi...
02:40 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Apple's 10.2-inch iPad with LTE drops to $380 on Amazon
Amazons latest sale on the 10.2-inch iPad with cellular drops the price down from $460 to $380. Thats the lowest price the cellular model has been on Amazon, and its close to the regular price of the ...
02:31 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Apple adds fresh beat-making tools to Logic Pro X
When it comes to digital audio workstations (DAWs), there are a variety of compelling choices for both beginner and more experienced audio producers. For Apple users, Logic Pro has always been a popul...
02:22 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget 'Hamilton' is coming to Disney on July 3rd, a year earlier than expected
Earlier this year, Disney won the bidding war for the filmed version of megahit musical Hamilton, which was shot in 2016 and features the original cast. Disney was going to bring the film to movie the...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget How to use your high-end camera as a webcam
If youve recently joined the work-from-home brigade, youve probably discovered the joy (or pain) of using video conferencing apps like Zoom, Skype and Google Hangouts. You may also be meeting up with ...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget How to use your high-end camera as a webcam
If youve recently joined the work-from-home brigade, youve probably discovered the joy (or pain) of using video conferencing apps like Zoom, Skype and Google Hangouts. You may also be meeting up with ...
01:41 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Minecraft Earth players can share their builds with just a web link
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, Microsoft has made Minecraft Earth easier and more appealing to play at home. It introduced adventure crystals that spawn where you are, and it improved access to...
01:25 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget LG may be working on a phone with a second swivel display
LG has just launched its latest mid-range phone, the Velvet, heralding the start of a new descriptive naming strategy for the brand. So whats next on its agenda? According to reports from South Koreas...
01:02 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Sony job listing hints PS5 may launch in October
Sony hasnt committed to a more definitive launch window for the PlayStation 5 than holiday 2020, but its recruitment efforts might have narrowed things down. As Twitter user Nibel noticed, a Sony Inte...
01:02 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Sony job listing hints PS5 may launch in October (updated)
Sony hasnt committed to a more definitive launch window for the PlayStation 5 than holiday 2020, but its recruitment efforts might have narrowed things down. As Twitter user Nibel noticed, a Sony Inte...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Spotify Kids lets parents view listening history and block content
As promised, Spotify is adding more parental controls to its Spotify Kids music streaming app. From the Grown Ups section (formerly called Parental Settings), parents can view their childs listening h...
12:40 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Summer Game Fest's first new game reveal starts at noon ET
With E3 canceled, the all-digital Summer Game Fest is supposed to keep a link going between the gaming community and companies looking to show off their upcoming releases. It was announced at the begi...
12:20 pm -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Twitch now sells virtual gift cards
Twitch is getting in on gift cards. Available in denominations of $25, $50, $100 and $200 (and multiples thereof), the new digital gift cards can be sent to your Twitch-loving pals (or yourself) via e...
11:50 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget AirPods Pro are at their lowest Amazon price ever
Apples AirPods Pro have been available on Amazon for $235 for the longest time, less than a month after it launched for $249 late last year. Now, Amazon is running a checkout promo for the true wirele...
11:15 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Tesla vs. Alameda County
The iconic first-person shooter Doom has been remastered and ported to pretty much everything, from ATMs to printer screens to iPods. Now, game development enthusiast Sylvain Lefebvre has created a ma...
10:45 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Sony's latest soundbar mimics spatial audio with a 3.1 setup
Sony showed it was serious about soundbars back in 2018, when it unveiled the HT-ZF9, the first 3.1-channel soundbar with Dolby Atmos and virtual surround sound technology. The companys soundbar lineu...
10:01 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget 'Overwatch' is adding a competitive mode that doesn't require role locks
Competitive Open Queue mode is set to become a permanent feature in Overwatch. In a video address, Blizzard game director Jeff Kaplan revealed that the new arcade mode which lets players pick a chara...
08:30 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Quibi's TV support is coming to iPhones this week
Quibi will finally start rolling out the ability to cast its bite-sized shows to TVs this week. In a report about the companys performance since it launched in early April, the New York Times says tha...
08:00 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Ford promises quick over-the-air updates for its Mustang Mach-E
Fords Mustang Mach-E, which is currently available for reservation, will support over-the-air updates from the time it launches. In fact, the automaker expects to roll out its first updates within six...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Roland slashes the starting price of its cloud synth subscriptions
Roland is continuing its push to improve its digital instruments and software with a new pricing structure thatll make its Zen-Core synth engine more accessible to all, whether theyre amateur tinkerer...
07:00 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Roland brings its Zen-core synth engine to your computer
Back in January Roland launched Zen-Core, its next generation synth engine that combined samples and virtual analog software to power the Fantom 6, 7 and 8 workstations, the Jupiter-X line of synths a...
03:52 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget iFixit takes a look inside Apple's Magic Keyboard
Apples Magic Keyboard works so well that it blurs the line between iPads and full-blown Macs. Now, iFixit has taken a closer look at whats inside its keys as well as its sturdy, elegant trackpad, whic...
02:25 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'Scoob!' and Kimmy Schmidt
This week Warner Bros. is joining Universal in bringing one of its planned theatrical releases directly to home viewers, with the debut of Scoob! on Friday. One difference between this and Trolls Worl...
01:32 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Instagram Lite vanishes ahead of a redesign
Youll have to go without Instagram Lite's more efficient social networking for a while but just a while. In the wake of an Android Police report, Instagram has confirmed to TechCrunch that its r...
12:28 am -04 - Tue, May 12, 2020
Engadget Apple's rumored over-ear headphones may let you wear them 'backwards'
Apples rumored over-ear headphones may lean on more than just their looks or common AirPod features to reel you in. Tipsters talking to 9to5Mac claim the headphones (purportedly called AirPods Studio)...
11:26 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Motorola Razr's Android 10 update makes better use of the outer screen
Motorola is finally updating the new Razr to Android 10, but its not just an under-the-hood update it should deliver genuinely functional improvements, particularly when the foldable phone is closed....
10:40 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget 3D atom mapping helps investigate the origins of life
A relatively new technique for studying atoms might shed more light on how life began on Earth. Scientists have used 3D atom mapping (specifically, atom probe tomography) to discover that the oldest m...
09:18 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Elon Musk restarts Tesla production in defiance of county lockdown
Elon Musk isnt waiting to resolve his lawsuit against Alameda County to get Teslas Fremont factory back up and running. The CEO has confirmed earlier reports from The Verge, the San Francisco Chronicl...
09:18 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Elon Musk restarts Tesla production in defiance of county lockdown (updated)
Elon Musk isnt waiting to resolve his lawsuit against Alameda County to get Teslas Fremont factory back up and running. The CEO has confirmed earlier reports from The Verge, the San Francisco Chronicl...
07:20 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Bethesda says 'Elder Scrolls 6' details are years away
Almost two years after it announced the game, you might think Bethesda is ready to share more information about its latest mainline Elder Scrolls project. But that would be a wrong assumption. Prompte...
06:38 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Fujifilms X100V now warns you if the camera is overheating
Fujifilms X100V is a great camera for street photography. Its compact, pairs a good sensor with a sharp lens and has a handy tilting display. Despite its small size, the X100V also excels at 4K video ...
06:24 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Ubisoft's 'E3-style' showcase will stream July 12th
On July 12th,Assassin's Creed Valhallapublisher Ubisoft will host its first-ever "digital conference" to give fans a look at its latest games. Dubbed Ubisoft Forward, the company says t...
06:07 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Twitter will add labels to tweets with misleading COVID-19 claims
There's still a lot we don't know for sure about COVID-19, and incorrect information about the disease is still prevalent. To help clarify what's true and offer more context, Twitter wi...
06:01 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Sony debuts three new Extra Bass speakers for portable dance parties
Even though voice-powered smart speakers might be the go-to choice at home, portable Bluetooth speakers still serve a purpose. After all, you cant (easily) drag a HomePod or Echo Studio with you to th...
06:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Sony debuts three new Extra Bass speakers for portable dance parties
Even though voice-powered smart speakers might be the go-to choice at home, portable Bluetooth speakers still serve a purpose. After all, you cant (easily) drag a HomePod or Echo Studio with you to th...
05:35 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget This chip plays Doom and nothing else
Its been over 25 years since Doom was unceremoniously released on a university FTP server. And despite its age, the classic first-person shooter has become a mainstay, not just for gamers, but also fo...
05:09 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Family Safety app is available in preview
Microsoft is acting on its promise to help you keep tabs on your kids digital habits as well as their whereabouts. The software giant has released its Family Safety app in preview for Android and iOS....
04:26 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Microsoft and Intel turn malware into images to help spot more threats
Microsoft and Intel have a novel approach to classifying malware: visualizing it. Theyre collaborating on STAMINA (Static Malware-as-Image Network Analysis), a project that turns rogue code into grays...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Facebook's small business tools include a new Messenger inbox
Facebook is planning more features to help business owners stay connected with customers. The company will add a dedicated business inbox to its Messenger app, which will allow page owners to respond ...
03:25 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Spotify Group Sessions give multiple people control over what you're playing
Spotify has started beta testing a nifty new feature called Group Sessions that allows two or more Premium users under the same roof to share playback control with one another. To start using the func...
03:11 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Intel and Penn Medicine are developing an AI to spot brain tumors
Weve seen AI outperform doctors in spotting breast cancer, lung cancer and skin cancer. Now, researchers from Intel and the University of Pennsylvania are turning their attention to brain tumors. Usin...
03:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget How to find free ebooks while libraries are closed
Shelter in place orders throughout the country havent just brought the economy to a grinding halt, but frozen civic infrastructure as well. Sure, water still flows from our taps, police and firefighte...
02:25 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget COVID-19 is reminding everyone that PCs aren't going anywhere
Theres nothing like a crisis to focus us on whats important, and right now, PCs are pretty important. Office work, education, medicine and our social lives have all been forced to adapt to the changes...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's Chromebook Duet 2-in-1 tablet is available now for $280
It took several months, but Lenovos surprisingly affordable take on a Chrome OS convertible is now available. The company has released the 10.1-inch Chromebook Duet (thankfully, it ditched the awkward...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's Chromebook Duet 2-in-1 tablet is available now for $280
It took several months, but Lenovos surprisingly affordable take on a Chrome OS convertible is now available. The company has released the 10.1-inch Chromebook Duet (thankfully, it ditched the awkward...
01:20 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Square Enix's 54-game charity bundle includes Eidos and Ion Storm classics
Need an incentive to stay at home during the pandemic? How about a months-long game backlog that includes some classics? Square Enix is happy to oblige. The publisher has released a Square Enix Eidos ...
01:20 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Square Enix's 54-game charity bundle includes Eidos and Ion Storm classics
Need an incentive to stay at home during the pandemic? How about a months-long game backlog that includes some classics? Square Enix is happy to oblige. The publisher has released a Square Enix Eidos ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Google and Mount Sinai use Nest Cams to remotely monitor COVID-19 patients
In-person checks on COVID-19 patients are inherently risky, and that means using up valuable protective equipment (not to mention time) that might be necessary for urgent situations. Google and New Yo...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Origin's new 17-inch laptops pack RTX Super graphics in five-pound frames
If you absolutely must own the thinnest and lightest but most powerful laptop possible, Origin PC might be able to help. The custom PC builder is refreshing its EVO17-S and NT-17 laptops today to equi...
12:15 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Newton Mail has been saved (again) by two dedicated fans
Its been a bumpy road for email subscription service Newton. After being shuttered in September 2018, its developer CloudMagic was acquired by Essential the following December, hinting at a possible r...
12:15 pm -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Newton Mail has been saved (again) by two dedicated fans
Its been a bumpy road for email subscription service Newton. After being shuttered in September 2018, its developer CloudMagic was acquired by Essential the following December, hinting at a possible r...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: 'Animal Crossing' meets fashion
Animal Crossing on the Switch is a lot of things to a lot of people. Now, its apparently a catwalk. It seems Nintendos game is crushing it in this time of lockdown and having nowhere to go.Now, fashio...
11:12 am -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget The UK finally welcomes e-scooters
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has prompted governments around the world to reassess their ideas of business as usual. In the UK, for example, transport secretary Grant Shapps has recently unveiled ...
07:58 am -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Thunderbolt flaw lets hackers steal your data in 'five minutes'
Attackers can steal data from Thunderbolt-equipped PCs or Linux computers, even if the computer is locked and the data encrypted, according to security researcher Bjrn Ruytenberg (via Wired). Using a ...
06:30 am -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Qualcomm's latest mobile gaming chip packs faster graphics and global 5G
Qualcomm isnt wasting any time following up last years Snapdragon 765G gaming chip with a more powerful model. Its unveiling the Snapdragon 768G, a follow-up that appears to address what many gamers w...
02:01 am -04 - Mon, May 11, 2020
Engadget Synthspace recreates the physical presence of a modular synth in VR
Theres a certain visceral thrill to plugging in patch cords and twiddling knobs on a modular synth, but its not always practical when even the more affordable synths can cost hundreds of dollars. Brig...
11:36 pm -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget Top fashion houses are showing their latest styles in 'Animal Crossing'
Real-world fashion shows (and in some cases, fashion in general) arent options during a pandemic, so how do labels get the word out? In 2020, they flock to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. As Elle and K...
11:35 pm -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget Top fashion houses are showing their latest styles in 'Animal Crossing'
Real-world fashion shows (and in some cases, fashion in general) arent options during a pandemic, so how do labels get the word out? In 2020, they flock to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. As Elle and K...
09:59 pm -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget Hackers sell over 73 million stolen user records on the dark web
A string of data breaches is causing headaches for more than a few internet users. ZDNet has learned that the hacking group ShinyHunters is selling about 73.2 million user records the attackers say we...
08:39 pm -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget Microsoft now protects Office 365 users against 'reply all' email storms
Microsoft might just save you the next time a less-than-attentive coworker starts a reply all email storm. Its now rolling out (via ZDNet) an Exchange feature that protects Office 365 users worldwide ...
07:23 pm -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget Senators ask Comcast to open all its WiFi hotspots to students
Comcasts offer of free Xfinity WiFi during the COVID-19 pandemic doesnt go far enough for some in Congress. Senators Cory Booker, Kamala Harris and Ron Wyden have sent a letter (via Gizmodo) to Comcas...
06:10 pm -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget The next iPhone may boast a 120Hz display and better low-light photos
The next batch of iPhones may include more standout features than a cosmetic redesign, 5G and LiDAR. EverythingApplePro and the historically accurate leaker Max Weinbach have shared (via 9to5Mac) a ho...
04:56 pm -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget White House said to be in talks with Intel, TSMC for US chip factories
The Trump administration hasnt been shy about wanting to reduce its dependence on Asia for technology, and that might soon include the processors inside PCs and phones. Wall Street Journal sources say...
04:56 pm -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget White House said to be in talks with Intel, TSMC for US chip factories
The Trump administration hasnt been shy about wanting to reduce its dependence on Asia for technology, and that might soon include the processors inside PCs and phones. Wall Street Journal sources say...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget After Math: The great indoors
Were entering week 7 of shelter in place or maybe its week 70? Getting hard to tell these days and things are going great. My quarantine beard is now Methuselah length, my window sill garden is boom...
01:24 pm -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane heads back to orbit May 16th
The US Air Force's X-37B space plane is heading back to Low Earth Orbit after a record-breaking fifth mission last year. Its scheduled to launch on May 16th from Cape Canaveral in Florida, and wh...
09:00 am -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget Get a free Razer mouse when you buy a Huntsman TE keyboard at Best Buy
Best Buy has an intriguing deal on a pair of Razer peripherals. If you buy a Huntsman Tournament Edition keyboard, you'll get a free Viper mouse. Typically, purchasing the two together would set ...
05:00 am -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget GameStop's PC gaming sale discounts ASUS monitors, Razer mice and more
GameStop might just help you put the finishing touches on your computer setup. Its running a PC gaming sale between now and May 16th that promises deals on a slew of hardware. To start, its offering a...
02:05 am -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget Banjo CEO resigns to preserve the company's AI surveillance deals
Banjo is shuffling its leadership in a bid to keep its AI surveillance business with Utah and other customers worried about CEO Damien Pattons racist past. Patton has resigned from the CEO position ef...
12:04 am -04 - Sun, May 10, 2020
Engadget San Diego Comic-Con will be a streaming event this summer
The decision to cancel San Diego Comic-Con 2020 surprised no one in light of COVID-19, but that doesnt mean youll have to wait until 2021 to get a taste of that experience. The organizers announced (v...
10:53 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget WHO will launch a COVID-19 app for countries that don't make their own
Numerous countries have COVID-19 symptom and tracking apps, but the World Health Organization wants to fill in those gaps for the countries that are too stretched to develop their own software. The WH...
10:52 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget WHO will launch a COVID-19 app for countries that don't make their own
Numerous countries have COVID-19 symptom and tracking apps, but the World Health Organization wants to fill in those gaps for the countries that are too stretched to develop their own software. The WH...
09:37 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget Twitter is testing a 'retweets with comments' counter
Twitter might let you know if you ever get retweets worth checking out in the future. Jane Manchun Wong, who reverse engineers apps to unearth experimental features, has discovered that the platform i...
08:18 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget Eric Schmidt reportedly left Google in February
One of Googles best-known faces may have quietly made his exit. A CNET source says that former CEO Eric Schmidt left his technical advisor position with Alphabet and Google in February, cutting his la...
07:27 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget Porsche's track app uses CarPlay to show lap data while you drive
Theres no guarantee youll find a race track to drive during the pandemic, but Porsche will be ready whenever you can hit the course. It recently updated its Track Precision app for iOS (via Autoblog) ...
06:11 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget Elon Musk says he'll move Tesla's headquarters to Nevada or Texas
Elon Musk has been frustrated that Teslas Fremont factory has remained shut down due to Alameda Countys lockdown order, and that anger has apparently reached the boiling point. Musk has claimed that h...
06:11 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget Elon Musk says he'll move Tesla's headquarters to Nevada or Texas (updated)
Elon Musk has been frustrated that Teslas Fremont factory has remained shut down due to Alameda Countys lockdown order, and that anger has apparently reached the boiling point. Musk has claimed that h...
05:44 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget 'Doom Eternal' updates will add supercharged demons and a fresh campaign
Whatever you think of Doom Eternal right now, id and Bethesda are determined to spice it up going forward. Theyve hinted at whats coming next for the hellish shooter, starting with a preview of the ga...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: How to be active on social media and still keep your job
With large swaths of the country still stifling under quarantine from the COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever are supplementing their meager IRL social interactions with online alternatives. But ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget Ask Engadget: How have you dealt with faulty Joy-Cons?
This week were askingyoufor answers. Earlier we asked you to submit your user reviews of the Joy-Con controllers that come with Nintendos handheld Switch gaming system. Now we want to hear what youve ...
01:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: Facebook's new content oversight board
We are a new board overseeing Facebook. Heres what well decide.Catalina Botero-Marino, Jamal Greene, Michael W. McConnell and Helle Thorning-Schmidt, The New York TimesFacebook announced the first mem...
12:15 pm -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Surface Go 2 review
Scary stories about Zoombombing and privacy leaks may have you feeling tense about setting up a video call. But under current circumstances there arent a lot of other options available, so columnist V...
11:10 am -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget NBA 2K's simulated postseason sets its finals: Bucks vs. Lakers
While potential for finishing the 2019-2020 NBA season remains in doubt, the folks at NBA 2K have moved forward with simulating the results. The 2K Sim playoffs have completed their conference champio...
06:38 am -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget 'Apex Legends' season five will add PvE hunts to the mix
Like every other free-to-play battle royale game out there, Apex Legends is constantly refreshing the game with new content and modes. Season five Fortunes Favor kicks off next week, and along with th...
02:35 am -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget Microsoft will fix Surface Laptop 3 'hairline fractures' for free
Microsoft will repair Surface Laptop 3 screens for free, particularly those that suddenly cracked for no discernible reason. Surface owners have been posting online about discovering hairline cracks o...
12:00 am -04 - Sat, May 9, 2020
Engadget Lionsgate is streaming 'John Wick' for free on YouTube at 9 PM ET
For the final night of its Night at the Movies events to benefit people who work in the movie industry, Lionsgate is planning to stream John Wick tonight. The live stream will kick off at 9 PM ET on Y...
08:08 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget This 3D-printed foam expands up to 40 times its original size
Until now, the size of 3D-printed objects has been limited by the size of 3D printers. In most cases, in order to produce large items used in, say, aerospace, manufactures have had to fasten, weld or ...
07:44 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Apple will reopen stores in four US states next week
Apple will reopen some stores in Idaho, South Carolina, Alabama and Alaska next week. The company closed all stores outside Greater China in mid-March to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. At the start ...
07:23 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Google Duo adds a 'family mode' and web-based group calls
Google isnt done making Duo video calls more accommodating in the pandemic era. Its introducing a handful of updates that make chats livelier, including a family mode. Fire it up and you can add cute ...
07:01 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget How to secure your video calls like a pro
Like you, Im angry about a lot of things right now. But if you told me my future held a cyberpunk dystopia, a highly contagious viral pandemic, plus a boatload of leadership incompetence, I absolutely...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget How to secure your video calls like a pro
Like you, Im angry about a lot of things right now. But if you told me my future held a cyberpunk dystopia, a highly contagious viral pandemic, plus a boatload of leadership incompetence, I absolutely...
06:40 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: Echo Show 5, Star Wars Instant Pots and more
The first full week of May brought a number of deals on home tech and mobile devices. Those on the market for a smaller Echo device with a screen can still snag the Echo Show 5 for $50 and the Show 8 ...
06:21 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Google and Facebook employees can work from home for the rest of the year
The offices of major tech companies are likely to be pretty quiet until the end of the year, as Google and Facebook join Amazon and Microsoft in allowing their employees to work from home for the fore...
06:11 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Soft robots can now run like cheetahs and swim like marlins
Robots today generally come in one of two varieties: rigid and soft. When most people imagine a robot, they think of the rigid variety, like Boston Dynamics Spot or those found on auto assembly lines....
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Surface Go 2 review: Microsoft's tiny PC is only a tiny bit better
Judging the Surface Go 2 comes down to your expectations. Can you live with slow performance to get a well-designed $400 tablet PC (not including a keyboard)? Or are you OK with spending hundreds extr...
06:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Surface Go 2 review: Microsoft's tiny PC is only a tiny bit better
Judging the Surface Go 2 really comes down to your expectations. Can you live with slow performance to get a well-designed $400 tablet PC (not including a keyboard)? Or, are you okay with spending hun...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Amazon's 'Making the Cut' is the ultimate example of product placement
Thanks to the quarantine and not having much else to do, my husband and I recently sat down to watch the premier of Amazons Making the Cut, a reality competition show hosted by Project Runway alumni H...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Amazon's 'Making the Cut' is the ultimate example of product placement
Thanks to the quarantine and not having much else to do, my husband and I recently sat down to watch the premier of Amazons Making the Cut, a reality competition show hosted by Project Runway alumni H...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget China's next-generation crew spacecraft sticks its test mission landing
After it launched on Tuesday and nailed a series of maneuvers, Chinas future crewed spacecraft has made a successful desert touchdown. Built by Chinas main space contractor, the China Aerospace Scienc...
04:47 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Office for iPad will reportedly get trackpad support 'by the fall'
Microsoft is actively working to update its Office mobile apps to take advantage of the iPad's new andmore robust trackpad support, according toThe Verge's Tom Warren.We already knew Microso...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Facebook's redesigned website finally starts rolling out to everyone
After the better part of a year, Facebook has started rolling out its redesigned desktop website to all of its users. The company announced today it plans to complete the rollout over the "next f...
03:42 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Amazon and Microsoft are trash talking each other over a DoD contract
The Department of Defense needs technology experts to migrate its roughly 500 disparate cloud environments into a unified system to help the military work better and faster. The Joint Enterprise Defen...
01:58 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Dropbox was profitable for the first time since going public
While many companies struggle through the pandemic, Dropbox seems to be doing well. In its first quarter, it brought in $455 million, an increase of 18 percent compared to the same period last year. A...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Google can give you AR science lessons right from the search page
Last year, Google launched an augmented reality feature within Search that lets you put virtual animals in the real world. Now, its adding more 3D objects you can view right from your Search results p...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: Microsoft's Surface bonanza!
Its a Microsoft heavy week! This week, Devindra and Cherlynn are joined by Alex Cranz, Gizmodos Senior Consumer Tech Editor, to chat about the bevy of new Surface devices. In particular, they explore ...
11:20 am -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: We reviewed Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro, and its keyboard
Over the last few years, social networks have instituted slightly stiffer policies against misinformation, but those systems are being pressed to their limit by a fast-spreading new video. The Plandem...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Shopify's new app makes it easier for merchants to sell on Pinterest
Pinterest is continuing its push to be a major online shopping destination through a new partnership with Shopify, which will make it easier for merchants to attract new customers and boost sales. Thr...
08:54 am -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Tokyo Game Show 2020 has been canceled
This years Tokyo Game Show has been officially canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. It definitely doesnt come as a surprise, seeing as Game Developers Conference and other big gaming and tech eve...
06:21 am -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget HBO Max's launch lineup includes anime from Crunchyroll
When HBO Max launches on May 27th, it will offer 17 anime titles from Crunchyroll, a streaming service thats also owned by WarnerMedia. In the media giants announcement, it said the platforms are team...
06:21 am -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget HBO Max's launch lineup includes anime from Crunchyroll
When HBO Max launches on May 27th, it will offer 17 anime titles from Crunchyroll, a streaming service thats also owned by WarnerMedia. In the media giants announcement, it said the platforms are team...
03:13 am -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Clearview AI claims its facial recognition tech isn't for private companies
Startup Clearview AI has built a facial recognition system that claims to be able to ID people in real-time, matching them with billions of images pulled from databases and scraped from social media. ...
12:56 am -04 - Fri, May 8, 2020
Engadget Waymo will soon restart its operations in Phoenix
Waymos cars will be back on the road in Metro Phoenix as soon as May 11th. The Alphabet-owned autonomous driving company suspended its operations in March, save for some full-driverless rides, in orde...
11:06 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Viral conspiracy theory video tests companies' misinformation policies
A viral video peddling conspiracy theories about the coronavirus has become the latest flashpoint for social media platforms struggling to contain health misinformation.The video, an almost 30-minute ...
10:05 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's new Surface notebooks are a grab bag of bad decisions
Microsofts Build conference may still be two weeks out, but the company isnt saving its hardware news till then. It announced a slew of new Surface devices this week, and some of these products have b...
09:35 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Samsung will introduce an 'innovative' debit card this summer
Samsung wants to do more with payments than offer a virtual prepaid card. The company plans to grow Samsung Pay this summer by introducing a new experience that includes an innovative debit card suppo...
08:49 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Microsofts Xbox Series X gameplay event was just the beginning
Now we know what the next generation of console gaming looks like. Microsoft just revealed 13 third-party games heading to the Xbox Series X during the consoles launch window this fall, offering the i...
07:55 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Lenovo's new ThinkPad E14 and E15 pack AMD's powerful Ryzen 4700 chips
With how many laptops it announces in any given year, it can be tricky to keep up with Lenovo's ThinkPad output. But the company's latest two models, the updated ThinkPad E14 and ThinkPad E1...
07:50 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget CBS plans to overhaul All Access with more shows and live sports
You probably know CBS All Access as little more than a home for new Star Trek shows, but ViacomCBS is determined to improve the streaming services reputation. The media giant is accelerating plans to ...
07:27 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Watch today's Xbox Series X event in just 15 minutes
Dont have time to watch all of the first Xbox Series X gameplay stream? Weve got you covered with a 15-minute video that packs in everything you need to know (well, see). Along with the first look at ...
07:01 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Lyft makes face masks mandatory for drivers and riders
Lyft is introducing a new set of safety rules meant to protect its riders and drivers during the coronavirus pandemic. As part of its new health safety program, the ride sharing app will require rider...
06:51 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget US senators ask Amazon why it keeps firing COVID-19 whistleblowers
A group of nine senators, including past presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, want to know why Amazon keeps firing COVID-19 whistleblowers. The senato...
06:28 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Google's learn-to-read app is now available in 180 countries
Last year, the company released an Android app called Bolo to help kids in India learn to read. Its now expanding the app to many more countries and changing the name to Read Along. The app, which is ...
06:06 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Alamo Drafthouse offsets closures with an on-demand movie service
Alamo Drafthouse isnt rebelling against streaming video while its theaters are closed during the pandemic in fact, its welcoming the concept. The chain has launched a ScreenPlus-backed Alamo On Deman...
04:53 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget 'Second Extinction' looks like 'Destiny' with dinosaurs
One of the surprise games that Microsoft showed off during its recent Inside Xbox stream wasSecond Extinction,a newco-op shooter that combines elements ofDestiny 2withLeft for Deadand features dinosau...
04:35 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget 'Chorus' is a space shooter about a pilot and her sentient ship
After all these years, space shooters like Star Fox and Wing Commander stand out as classics. Publisher Deep Silver hopes to bring a similarly fast-paced, zero-G feeling to Xbox One and Xbox Series X....
04:29 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget FDA approves a rapid COVID-19 test that uses CRISPR
Sherlock Biosciences has received an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA for a rapid COVID-19 test that uses CRISPR technology. This is the first FDA-authorized use of the gene-editing tool...
04:13 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Twitter super-spreaders shared bogus COVID-19 info with 3 million users
A new report by NewsGuard says a handful of COVID-19 misinformation super-spreaders have shared false and misleading claims with more than three million Twitter users. The report identified 10 account...
03:55 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget 'Assassin's Creed Valhalla' trailer shows off Xbox Series X gameplay
After a day-long Photoshop teaser and a cinematic trailer, we finally got to see Ubisofts new Assassins Creed game in action. During Microsofts recent Inside Xbox stream, the company showed off gamepl...
03:46 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Madden NFL 21 is coming to the Xbox Series X
EA has been pumping out Madden NFL games every year since 1988. Its no surprise that the next entry in the series is making its way to the Xbox Series X. During Microsofts Xbox 20/20 streaming event, ...
03:32 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget 'Medium' is a next-gen hotel horror game from the 'Blair Witch' team
Bloober Team, the spookiest game studio with the silliest name, is on a mission to create AAA horror experiences for the next generation of consoles, and its starting with The Medium. The Bloober crew...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget 'Yakuza: Like a Dragon' will be an Xbox Series X launch title
The next chapter in RGG Studios long-running Yakuza franchise is coming to Xbox One, Xbox Series X and PC. Yakuza: Like a Dragon, better known as Yakuza 7, debuted on PlayStation 4 in Japan last Janua...
03:24 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget 'Scorn' for Xbox Series X is like an H.R. Giger painting come to life
Were not far into Microsofts Xbox Series X event, where the company is showing off gameplay footage from the console for the first time but we probably have seen the most disturbing trailer were goin...
03:22 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget 'Dirt 5' will arrive in October
Just a few days after announcing it wont release any more major updates for Dirt Rally 2.0, Codemasters has unveiled the next game in the Dirt franchise. Dirt 5 will include new features and no two ra...
03:17 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs abandons its Toronto smart neighborhood project
Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs will no longer pursue its dream of a smart neighbourhood in Toronto.In a Medium blog post, CEO Daniel Doctoroff said unprecedented economic uncertainty meant it was t...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget How do you feel about the Nintendo Switchs Joy-Con gamepads?
Although the Nintendo Switch has quickly risen to be one of the best-selling consoles of all time, its built-in controllers have had a bumpier reception from fans. Some players have experienced a drif...
02:50 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Zoom acquires security startup Keybase to offer end-to-end encryption
In its latest effort to beef up security, Zoom has acquired Keybase, a popular startup that provides encrypted communication services -- like secure messaging and file sharing. The deal is part of Zoo...
02:43 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Lime now owns Uber's Jump bike and scooter service
With most people social distancing and working from home, ride sharing services have seen dramatically less usage. The Information reported last month that Ubers bookings are down 80 percent, and on W...
02:34 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Watch Microsoft's Xbox Series X gameplay stream here at 11AM ET
Microsofts first Xbox 20/20 stream, which will showcase gameplay from upcoming third-party Xbox Series X games, starts at 11AM ET. You can watch the entire Inside Xbox live stream below or follow alon...
02:14 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL are $350 off at Best Buy
If you missed the chance to buy the Pixel 4 when Best Buy discounted it to$450 last month, you now have another opportunity to pick up Google's latest flagship at a compelling price. Best Buy has...
01:51 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget YouTube TV is adding 14 ViacomCBS channels to its lineup
Thanks to an expanded, multi-year distribution agreement between Google and ViacomCBS, YouTube TV will add another 14 channels. BET, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, TV Land a...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Gocycles GXi is a folding e-bike with few equals
Gocycle doesn't have the history to match cycling giants like Trek, Raleigh and Bianchi. In the folding e-bike space, however, it's one of the oldest contenders. Karbon Kinetics, the company...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Google Lens can now help you pronounce the words it translates
Google Lens already helps you search for stuff via pictures, which is handy if you want to know what a particular type of plant is or what a statue is called. Now though, its getting a few new feature...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Sony's latest true wireless earbuds offer ANC and adaptive sound for $200
If Sonys new WF-XB700 doesnt seem like your cup of tea, the company has another set of true wireless earbuds making their debut this spring. Today, Sony announced the WF-SP800N ($200): a long overdue ...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Tile teams up with Intel to help users locate lost notebooks
If you have a penchant for losing your keys, Tiles tracking tags could be worth adding to your keychain. Duct-taping one to your laptop wouldnt be very elegant, though, so the company is teaming up wi...
12:55 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Apple gives $10 million from its manufacturing fund to a COVID-19 testing firm
Apple has awarded $10 million to Copan Diagnostics, a company that manufactures COVID-19 sample collection kits. The funds will help Copan scale up its coronavirus sample kit production capability fro...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Apple MacBook Pro review (13-inch, 2020): Easier to recommend
I had a feeling Id be reviewing a new 13-inch MacBook Pro sooner rather than later. When Apple refreshed the MacBook Air back in March with a new keyboard, I knew it was only a matter of time before t...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Games For Change opens free registrations for its virtual 2020 festival
For the first time in its 17-year history, theGames For ChangeFestival will be free to attend. Registration for the event opens today, with the festival itself taking place between July 14th and 16th....
11:40 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget YouTube Music's Explore tab is now out for Android and iOS users
If YouTube Musics Explore tab still hadnt made an appearance in your app the last time you looked, check again. The feature, which was first released a couple of weeks ago, has now full rolled out to ...
11:20 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Microsoft unveiled the Surface Book 3 and Surface Go 2
Need another reason to be skeptical of smart home devices? Last night, Wink emailed customers to inform them its home automation business is changing to a subscription business model. Customers can ei...
10:45 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget LG finally takes the wraps off its mid-range Velvet smartphone
After weeks of teasers, leaks and announcements, LG has finally officially unveiled its Velvet phone in South Korea. Since we already knew pretty much everything about the device, the big news is that...
10:01 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget A Chinese hacking group is reportedly targeting governments across Asia
A Chinese hacking group has been conducting ongoing espionage operations on foreign governments across Asia, according to security firm Check Point. Called Naikon, it has reportedly attacked governmen...
10:00 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget A Chinese hacking group is reportedly targeting governments across Asia
A Chinese hacking group has been conducting ongoing espionage operations on foreign governments across Asia, according to security firm Check Point. Called Naikon, it has reportedly attacked governmen...
09:00 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Urbanears' sub-$100 true wireless earbuds go on sale this summer
Urbanears has launched a couple of true wireless earbud models the companys very first that both cost under $100 and have pretty decent battery life. The Urbanears Luma, pictured above, can last up ...
08:14 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Virgin Media and O2 announce 31 billion UK merger
The rumors were true: UK broadband provider Virgin Media and telecoms operator O2 are to merge, their parent companies confirmed today. In a statement, Liberty Global and Telefonica said that the deal...
07:35 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget The Switch has now sold more than the N64 and GameCube combined
Nintendo sold 3.29 million Switch consoles in the three-month window leading up to March 30th, 2020. Thats a 33 percent increase on the same period last year, and brings lifetime sales to 55.77 millio...
07:30 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Fortnite officially kicks off 'Party Royale' with deadmau5 and Steve Aoki
Fortnite first previewed its weapons-free Party Royale last week with a live concert set from Jordan Fisher and Diplo. Now its launching the mode officially with the Party Royale Premiere concert feat...
06:01 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget Twitch is working on 'live and interactive' reality TV shows
Amazon is working on more interactive games for streaming, as well as releasing its own premium titles like Crucible and New World, but what else can separate Twitch in an increasingly competitive str...
02:41 am -04 - Thu, May 7, 2020
Engadget FCC slaps Sinclair with $48 million record-breaking fine
Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative media giant, has agreed to pay a $48 million penalty to close three open FCC investigations. In its announcement, the agency says its the largest civil penalty...
11:41 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Wink smart home users have one week to subscribe or be shut off
Many smart home device makers rely on subscriptions to keep a steady stream of money coming in, but Wink is learning how that strategy can easily go wrong. The company has announced plans to move to a...
10:53 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Microsoft To Do adds features the day Wunderlist shuts down
Today (May 6th) is the day Microsoft shuts down Wunderlist, but its hoping that some new features in To Do will ease the sting for those reluctant to switch. The tech giant is rolling out updates (via...
09:59 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Google Authenticator for Android can finally move accounts between devices
Google hasnt significantly tweaked Authenticator on Android for years (Android Police notes the last big upgrade was in 2017), but its about to get a much-needed refresh. The company is rolling out an...
08:48 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget iOS 13.5 can automatically share your Medical ID in an emergency call
Apple is making it easier for iPhone and Apple Watch owners to share their medical information with 911 call centers during an emergency. On Wednesday, the company said iOS 13.5, which it will start r...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Sonos' updated Play:5 is now just called 'Five'
To go along with its brand-new Arc soundbar, Sonos is making a few internal updates to some existing products. Most relevant to anyone considering the Arc is probably the 3rd-generation Sonos Sub. Son...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Sonos' updated Play:5 is now just called 'Five'
To go along with its brand-new Arc soundbar, Sonos is making a few internal updates to some existing products. Most relevant to anyone considering the Arc is probably the 3rd-generation Sonos Sub. Son...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget The Sonos Arc is a smart soundbar with Dolby Atmos support
A lot has changed in the home theater world since Sonos first released the Playbar in 2013. TVs have gotten a lot bigger, and new audio formats like Dolby Atmos have made their way from movie theaters...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget The Sonos Arc is a smart soundbar with Dolby Atmos support
A lot has changed in the home theater world since Sonos first released the Playbar in 2013. TVs have gotten a lot bigger, and new audio formats like Dolby Atmos have made their way from movie theaters...
07:28 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Scientists find the closest known black hole to date
Black holes are quite common (estimates indicate over 10 million in the Milky Way alone), and now it doesnt appear that you have to go very far to find one... relatively speaking. Astronomers have det...
06:42 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Facebook's oversight board includes journalists, lawyers and activists
Facebook has shared the names of the first 20 members of its content oversight board.Initially announced in 2018, the organization will oversee moderation disputes across the company's various so...
06:31 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Spotify is testing video podcasts
Spotify is testing video podcasts, The Verge reported today. According to a source close to the company, Spotify will let two YouTube stars Zane Hijazi and Heath Hussar, hosts of Zane and Heath: Unfil...
06:06 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget EU says websites can't hide content behind 'cookie walls'
Are you frustrated with websites trying to dodge around the EUs cookie consent laws by forcing you accept cookies just to view anything? So is the EU. The European Data Protection Board has published ...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget The first public Android 11 beta will be available on June 3rd
Google I/O isnt taking place this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, so you might be wondering whats next for Android, which Google typically spotlights at the event. Its releasing the Android 11 ...
05:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Twitch revamps channel pages to help streamers express themselves
When you visit the channel of a Twitch streamer whos offline, youre greeted with a pretty sparse page -- some recent broadcasts and a few top clips. The company is changing that, though. Over the next...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Sony WF-XB700 wireless earbuds review: Extra bass, extra sacrifice
In 2020, headphone-makers cant get by with just one option for true wireless earbuds. In order to cater to all users, they need to at least offer an affordable mid-range model and a feature-packed one...
04:18 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Volvo will sell cars with built-in LiDAR beginning in 2022
Volvo plans to equip its vehicles with built-in LiDAR beginning in 2022. The automaker is working with Luminar and says its next generation Scalable Product Architecture (SPA2) vehicles will be hardwa...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Moto G Stylus review: The highs and lows of a $300 smartphone
Flagship smartphones get all the attention, but midrange devices can be just as appealing. Some will scoff at devices if they dont have the fastest processors, 5G support, 90Hz OLED displays and other...
03:10 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Facebook's Discover app is a new take on its Free Basics internet service
This week, Facebook released Discover, the latest take on its Free Basics web for all work. Available in Peru, Discover is a mobile web and Android app that provides users with a daily balance of free...
03:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget The next Sims 4 expansion is all about sustainable living
A new sustainability-focused expansion pack is coming to The Sims 4 on June 5th, Electronic Arts (EA) announced today. The Eco Lifestyle pack will let Simmers use alternative energy, grow their own fo...
02:46 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Save $200 on a 2019 MacBook Pro with 256GB of storage from Amazon
Amazon has discounted the2019 base model MacBook Prowith 256GB of internal storage and 8GB of RAM to $1,200. That's thebest pricewe've seen for a model that has typically hovered around $1,4...
02:26 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget The Last of Us Part II's latest trailer shows Ellie on a rampage
The Last of Us Part II is a little over six weeks away from hitting PS4. To whet your appetite even more for the twice-delayed game, Naughty Dog has dropped another trailer for its latest survival hor...
02:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget TiVo's $50 Stream 4K dongle is ready for cord-cutters
Last fall, TiVo CEO Dave Shull announced Were betting the future of the company on a plan that splits its product and licensing arms, while also launching a streaming video service and a $50 Android T...
02:03 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget RoboCop is coming to 'Mortal Kombat 11' on May 26th
NetherRealm still isnt done bringing pop culture icons to Mortal Kombat 11. Its Aftermath DLC arrives on May 26th with not only a new story (more on that in a moment) and greater roles for fighters li...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Pinterests new features take the pain out of activity planning
Pinterest is adding several new features that should make activity and project planning a bit easier. You'll be able to add notes to boards, so you can, for instance, create a to-do list or put t...
01:58 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Uber will lay off 3,700 full-time employees
Uber plans to lay off 3,700 full-time employees, it revealed in a filing with the Securities Exchange Commission today. That represents about 14 percent of its 26,900 employees, CNBC notes.Due to lowe...
01:54 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Tinder will add one-on-one video chats this summer
More and more dating apps are offering video chat as a way to get to know potential dates, and Tinder wants to make sure it doesnt fall behind. In its earnings press release, Tinder owner Match Group ...
01:47 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Disgraced Samsung heir likely won't give company control to his children
In his first public statement since 2015, disgraced Samsung heir and vice chairman Jay. Y Lee has vowed that he will not hand over control of the company to his children. Reuters reports that in a tel...
01:38 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Grab Shark's IQ self-emptying robot vacuum for $170 off at Wellbots
Want to get a robot vacuum cleaner for Mothers Day, or just to keep things tidy for yourself? It might be a good time to shop. Wellbots is selling Sharks IQ robovac with a self-emptying base for $429,...
01:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Ring's new entry-level doorbell offers 1080p video and custom motion zones
Its been six years since Ring launched its original video doorbell, and now its getting an upgrade. The new device will now include up to 1080p HD video (up from 720p), improved night vision, adjustab...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Alphabets Loon and AT&T will tackle global crises with internet balloons
Alphabets balloon-powered internet Project Loon has been active for five years now. Born of Googles X Labs, the initiative sees balloons floating 20km high in the stratosphere, beaming internet to p...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Fitbit launches its first large-scale study to detect irregular heartbeats
Fitbit is about to launch its first ever large-scale virtual health study. The Fitbit Heart Study will monitor the heartbeats of hundreds of thousands of users, in a bid to detect atrial fibrillation ...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's revamped Surface Go 2 gets a larger screen and LTE
The original Surface Go, Microsoft's miniscule $399 tablet PC, was almost a home run. It had everything we wanted in a budget Windows PC, along with the added flexibility of the Surface lineup. B...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Microsoft's Surface Book 3 has 10th-gen Intel CPUs and new NVIDIA GPUs
With the Surface Book 2, Microsoft proved it could take on the MacBook Pro directly with a powerful and genuinely innovative PC notebook. But that was three years ago. Where can Microsoft go next with...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Surface Earbuds finally arrive on May 12th for $199
Microsoft unveiled a pair of unique-looking truly wireless earbuds in October, and the company is finally ready to start selling them. The Surface Earbuds will go on sale on May 12th for $199, and you...
01:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Surface Headphones 2 offer better sound and battery life for $249
Microsoft's first attempt at premium noise canceling cans, the Surface Headphones, were a solid effort. But they didn't really stand out against the competition, especially when they cost $3...
12:05 pm -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget GoDaddy confirms security breach affecting 28,000 hosting accounts
GoDaddy has admitted to BleepingComputer that 28,000 customers hosting accounts had been compromised in a security breach. The company notified affected users through an email that an unauthorized ind...
11:33 am -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's online-only WWDC starts on June 22nd
If the combined libraries of Steam, Xbox Game Pass, Stadia (now with wireless controller support on PC) and all the rest just arent enough for you, Dan Cooper has a recommendation: spreadsheets. His l...
10:25 am -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget 'Halo 2: Anniversary' comes to PC on May 12th
Its been a long time coming, but Halo 2: Anniversary is finally coming to the PC as part of the Master Chief Collection. It arrives on Steam, the Microsoft Store and Xbox Game Pass for PC on Tuesday M...
09:16 am -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget The future of NFC includes wireless charging for earbuds and smartwatches
It might soon be much easier to buy a smartphone that can charge small devices like earbuds or smartwatches. The NFC Forum, responsible for near-field communications tech, has unveiled the Wireless Ch...
07:12 am -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Apple TV app expands to include iconic AFI Movie Club picks
The Apple TV app has a new collection you can browse if youve ran out of ideas on what to watch while staying at home. It now features the AFI Movie Club collection, which is composed of iconic movies...
03:52 am -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Twitter is testing a new threaded conversation layout on iOS and the web
Twitter has started testing a new threaded conversation layout thats meant to make it more obvious whos talking to whom. Based on the GIF posted by the Twitter Support account, the new layout makes us...
02:11 am -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget NBA 2K League comes to traditional TV on ESPN2
Despite establishing an esports footprint a couple of years before COVID-19 canceled live sports for a while, the NBA 2K League is only just now coming to traditional TV. While weve seen a number of b...
12:08 am -04 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Engadget Zoom's latest changes to prevent 'zoombombing' arrive on May 9th
Zoom is implementing more of its promised measures to bolster security and prevent zoombombing by unwanted guests. To start, it recently gave admins the option of disabling personal meeting IDs for sc...
11:20 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Stadia's game controller finally works wirelessly on your computer
Google Stadias wireless controller is finally overcoming some of its early limitations. As of this week, the Stadia Controller no longer needs to be plugged in to your computer to play games on the we...
10:07 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget NASA is helping Tom Cruise film a movie in space
NASAs current desire to commercialize space has seemingly reached its logical conclusion. Administrator Jim Bridenstine has confirmed a Deadline report that NASA is working with Tom Cruise on a movie ...
08:39 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Facebook's latest propaganda sweep takes down QAnon-linked pages
Facebook has removed dozens of accounts, pages and groups pushing QAnon conspiracy theories as a result of its investigations in the lead-up to the 2020 election.The company announced the account remo...
08:14 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget The Obamas will headline YouTube's graduation ceremony
It turns out students who are graduating this year will have some options when it comes to their choice of a virtual ceremony. Following Facebook, YouTube announced today it plans to host an online gr...
07:52 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Airbnb will lay off 25 percent of its workforce due to COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has effectively gutted Airbnbs core business, and the company is taking drastic action to stay afloat while people arent travelling. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that ...
07:44 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget California sues Uber and Lyft for allegedly misclassifying drivers
Californias Assembly Bill 5 was designed to confront the ridesharing industry over its treatment of drivers, and now that confrontation is officially underway. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra an...
07:23 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Ford shares a year's worth of self-driving car data
Self-driving vehicles require massive amounts of data, which can be difficult to obtain without vehicles equipped with cameras and LiDAR and miles and miles of testing. To help advance autonomous vehi...
07:04 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Stream Dischord Records entire discography for free on Bandcamp
You probably cant go to the record store at the moment, but you can listen to 40 years worth of punk and hardcore music from Dischord Records, which has its entire discography available to stream for ...
06:46 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Gladiatorial brawler 'Gorn' comes to PlayStation VR on May 19th
On May 19th,Gorn, one of the PC's better virtual reality showcases, will make its way to PlayStation VR. If you're not familiar with the title, it's a physics-based gladiator game. Gorn...
06:25 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Android's real-time captioning is coming to Chrome on desktops
You wont need an Android phone to take advantage of Googles real-time captioning before long. Techdows has noticed (via 9to5Google) that the latest Canary build of Chrome includes Live Caption support...
06:09 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Twitter test asks you to rethink sending mean replies
Twitter is testing a new feature that could reduce bullying and harassment on its platform. Under the experiment, the company will ask users if they want to rethink replies before they hit send on pot...
05:32 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Motorola has a two-for-one deal on its foldable Razr phone
Foldable smartphones are clearly in their infancy, but there is a certain level of hype around them. If youve been on the fence about becoming an early adopter, Motorolas buy-one-get-one deal on its R...
05:14 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Pro skater says new Tony Hawk and Skate games are on the way
Skateboarding fans have had to contend with a drought of any decent video games to play based on their favorite sport. The most recentTony Hawks Pro Skater game wasn't great, and EA hasn't r...
04:59 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Celebs are reading the first Harry Potter novel on Spotify
The stars are coming out to bring the first Harry Potter novel to life in a new way. There have been audiobooks of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Philosopher's Stone, and (of course) a movi...
04:43 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Lyft is offering lower-cost rides if you're willing to wait longer
In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect riders and drivers alike, Lyft has paused Shared Rides in all markets. But doing so eliminates its most affordable ride option and could create...
04:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Who knew Id get obsessed with a spreadsheet game?
Clicking Bad is a 2013 browser game inspired by Cookie Clicker and Breaking Bad, with the cooking and sale of meth replacing cookies. Do it enough, and youll soon create an empire that spans from a be...
04:15 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Microsoft to slowly reveal Xbox Series X details through a monthly video series
With E3 canceled for the first time ever, game publishers and console makers are resorting to online presentations to show off their latest creations. Microsoft isnt just streaming one event, though -...
04:15 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Microsoft to slowly reveal Xbox Series X details through a monthly video series
With E3 cancelled for the first time ever, game publishers and console makers are resorting to online presentations to show off their latest creations. Microsoft isnt just streaming one event, though ...
04:06 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Apple's online-only WWDC starts on June 22nd, and it's free
Shelter-in-place orders and limits on public gatherings forced Apple to cancel the in-person portion of its Worldwide Developers Conference, but the show will go on -- and now we know when. The compan...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Googles Web Vitals helps websites put visitors first
Browsing the internet might be lightning fast compared to the clunky dial-up days of yesteryear, but for many of us its still not fast enough. Now, Google is introducing a new initiative that will hel...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Google Podcasts now offers analytics to producers
It appears an iOS release and refreshed Android experience were only the start of Google's newfound ambitions for its Podcasts app. The company announced today a new dashboard that creators can v...
03:46 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Best Buy slashes the price of a TCL 8-Series Roku TV by 50 percent
Best Buy has an exclusive deal on the 65-inch TCL 8-series Roku TV that drops the price to $1,000. Thats 50 percent off its normal price of $2,000. TCL began selling the 8-series last fall, so this is...
03:42 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Impossible Burger is coming to Kroger grocery stores throughout the US
A few weeks ago, Impossible Foods announced that its flagship faux meat product would be in over 1,000 grocery stores across the US in one of its biggest expansions yet. Today, its adding to that, wit...
03:42 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Impossible Burger is coming to Kroger grocery stores throughout the US
A few weeks ago, Impossible Foods announced that its flagship faux meat product would be in over 1,000 grocery stores across the US in one of its biggest expansions yet. Today, its adding to that, wit...
02:27 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget The first 'Space Force' trailer has Steve Carell dancing to the Beach Boys
Netflix released the first trailer for its Space Force spoof today, and it includes the kinds of digs at the Trump administrations quest to militarize space that youre hoping for.The trailer explains ...
01:52 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget YouTube may let news outlets sell subscriptions to their own services
Youre probably used to news outlets on YouTube asking you to subscribe to their channels. Before long, though, they might hawk their own offerings. Digiday sources say YouTube is creating a tool that ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Amazon's free-to-play hero shooter 'Crucible' arrives May 20th
Amazon Games' long-in-the-works hero shooter will be available in just a couple of weeks. It'll release Crucible, which it announced at TwitchCon 2016, on May 20th. Amazons Relentless Studio...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Amazon's free-to-play hero shooter 'Crucible' arrives May 20th
Amazon Games' long-in-the-works hero shooter will be available in just a couple of weeks. It'll release Crucible, which it announced at TwitchCon 2016, on May 20th. Amazons Relentless Studio...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Firefox update offers better password security and proper Zoom support
The stable version of Firefox 76 for desktop is now available for download, and its new features include upgrades meant to keep your passwords safer than before. To start with, the browsers Lockwise p...
12:49 pm -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Oculus is reportedly working on a lighter and faster Quest VR headset
With sales in VR headsets taking off during the COVID-19 pandemic, Facebooks Oculus division is redesigning its wireless Quest virtual reality headset, according to Bloomberg. Some of the models in th...
11:20 am -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Apple's 'Magic Keyboard' meets the 13-inch MacBook Pro
Was Devindra Hardawar wrong about something? Our fellow editor explains why he purchased a standalone Ultra HD Blu-ray player in 2020, after declaring the format already lost to streaming four years a...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget 'Super Mario 64' fan releases a fully playable port for PC
Super Mario 64 has been modded and emulated for years now, so playing Nintendos 1996 classic on a PC is certainly nothing new. Now, however, a fully-functional, native 4K port of the game has appeared...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget 'Super Mario 64' fan releases a fully playable 4K port for PC
Super Mario 64 has been modded and emulated for years now, so playing Nintendos 1996 classic on a PC is certainly nothing new. Now, however, a fully-functional, native 4K port of the game has appeared...
07:10 am -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Tumblr deletes millions of reblogs for promoting hate speech
Tumblr has started a mass reblog deletion meant to purge traces of hate speech from suspended blogs on its platform. In a post announcing the move, the company said its in the midst of removing 4.47 m...
07:09 am -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Tumblr deletes millions of reblogs for promoting hate speech
Tumblr has started a mass reblog deletion meant to purge traces of hate speech from suspended blogs on its platform. In a post announcing the move, the company said its in the midst of removing 4.47 m...
04:01 am -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Google slowly starts requiring two-factor authentication for Nest users
Earlier this year, Google revealed that all Nest accounts will require extra sign-in security starting this spring. For those who havent enabled phonebased two factor authentication or have migrated t...
03:01 am -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget What's on TV this week: 'The Mandalorian' BTS and baseball
This week sports fans have live action to tune into once again, as ESPN has cut a deal with a league in Korea, where theyre starting the season. The first game will air on Tuesday morning at 1 AM ET, ...
12:59 am -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Billy Mitchell is taking his Donkey Kong cheating saga to court
Arcade expert and hot sauce mogul Billy Mitchell made a name for himself by earning record-breaking scores in games like Pac-Man and BurgerTime. Two years ago, de facto scorekeeper Twin Galaxies strip...
12:59 am -04 - Tue, May 5, 2020
Engadget Billy Mitchell is taking his Donkey Kong cheating saga to court
Arcade expert and hot sauce mogul Billy Mitchell made a name for himself by earning record-breaking scores in games like Pac-Man and BurgerTime. Two years ago, de facto scorekeeper Twin Galaxies strip...
10:55 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Supreme Court broadcasts oral arguments live for the first time
The COVID-19 pandemic has dragged the US Supreme Court into the modern era, if just for a little while. The institution has held oral arguments for a case (Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com) ...
10:01 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget 'Roblox' insider sold user data access to a hacker
Hackers dont necessarily need to break into networks to compromise game companies sometimes, its just about coercing the right people. An anonymous attacker talking to Motherboard has revealed that t...
09:17 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget FDA clears Formlabs' 3D-printed BiPAP-to-ventilator converter
In the race to provide the ventilators needed to treat COVID-19, several companies have developed new devices. But there may be a simpler approach. Formlabs has received an emergency use authorization...
08:01 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget UK will begin testing its COVID-19 tracking app this week
The UK will begin testing its COVID-19 tracking app this week. To start, the National Health Service (NHS) will pilot the app on the Isle of Wight, along with more testing and broader contact tracing ...
07:28 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Can Intel's 10th-gen desktop CPUs compete?
With AMD now a viable alternative to Intel chips from laptops all the way through workstations and servers, Intel is trying to make its chips more attractive to buyers. The hope had always been that i...
06:51 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Intel buys transit app maker Moovit to advance its mobility ambitions
Today, Intel announced that it has acquired the transit app developer Moovit for nearly roughly $900 million, confirming rumors that circulated over the weekend. Used by more than 800 million users an...
06:23 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Facebook sees opportunity in a pandemic
While Facebook has been criticized in the past for inaction in the middle of a crisis, the coronavirus pandemic has been different.The company started ramping up its misinformation policies in January...
05:58 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Microsoft shifts the focus on Windows 10X to single-screen devices
Dual-screen computers are coming, but maybe not as soon as Microsoft first thought. The company originally planned to launch Windows 10X alongside new hardware -- the Surface Neo -- this holiday seaso...
05:21 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget EA's not-E3 event will stream June 11th
EAs contribution to Summer Games Fest now has a specific date. The publisher has announced that an online-only version of EA Play Live will take place on June 11th at 7PM Eastern through the companys ...
05:08 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Disney confirms Star Wars series from 'Russian Doll' co-creator
Disney is making the most out of May the 4th (aka Star Wars Day) beyond a Mandalorian documentary and streaming Rise of Skywalker. On top of a new movie from Taika Waititi, the company has confirmed r...
05:02 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Oscar winner Taika Waititi will direct a Star Wars movie
Disney has lined up Academy Award winner and noted Apple keyboard hater Taika Waititi to direct and co-write a Star Wars movie. Waititi already has some professional experience with that universe, as ...
04:43 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget SoundCloud will host live music shows on Twitch
Its probably safe to say most people havent been to a concert or a record store in the past month or so. And while streaming isnt a completely fulfilling replacement for going to shows or spotting tha...
04:15 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Apple and Google tell health departments their privacy requirements for coronavirus tracking
Apple and Google have stipulated how public health authorities around the world can use their upcoming coronavirus tracking system in an effort to preserve user privacy.Representatives from the two co...
03:48 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Infinity Ward will update 'Warzone' as new Call of Duty games arrive
Call of Duty: Warzonehas a long life ahead of it. In an interview withGamerGen, Infinity Wards narrative director, Taylor Kurosaki, said the popular battle royale game will connect to future Call of D...
03:23 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Amazon VP quits over company firing COVID-19 whistleblowers
Amazons recent firings of labor critics have prompted dissent among its upper ranks. AWS vice president Tim Bray has quit the company (via The Verge) over what he sees as an attempt to punish whistleb...
03:18 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Browser add-on verifies that sites actually honor their privacy policies
Just because a website presents a privacy policy, doesnt mean its code is actually abiding by that policy. To make the internet a little more secure, researchers from Waterloo University in Ontario cr...
02:27 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget 'Vader Immortal' comes to PlayStation VR this summer
You wont need to don an Oculus headset to play Vader Immortal in the near future. ILMxLAB has revealed that the episodic Star Wars virtual reality game will be available for PlayStation VR sometime th...
02:18 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Apple's 10.2-inch iPad drops to $250 at Best Buy
Best Buy is discounting a bunch of Apple gear in a new shopping event. The retailer is dropping the price on select Apple products, including the 10.2-inch iPad ($80 off), HomePod ($100 off) and Apple...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Why I caved and finally bought a 4K Blu-ray player
I didn't need a 4K Blu-ray player. Not really. For one, I've written extensively that the platform is pretty much dead in the water since it launched in 2016. And then there's the fact ...
01:41 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Star Wars Instant Pots start at $60 for May the 4th
May the 4th means a wave of Star Wars debuts and promos, and that even includes deals on kitchen tech. Williams Sonoma is discounting its Star Wars Instant Pots, with a 3-quart BB-8 model selling for ...
01:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Theraguns new massage devices have Bluetooth and run quieter
Percussive therapy guns are all over Instagram and the rest of the internet, but Theragun was one of the first to break out. For a while, its offered a range of devices that covered several price poin...
12:39 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Apple's updated 13-inch MacBook Pro has a new keyboard
Yes, the rumors were true: Apple has banished the butterfly keyboard once and for all. The company has introduced a refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro with the same basic Magic Keyboard and Touch Bar combo...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget HP's Omen gaming PCs get Intel's latest chips and a fresh design
Gaming PCs from major vendors tend to get little respect from enthusiasts for a number of reasons, including lackluster designs that focus on cost-cutting and flashy-but-proprietary parts over functio...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Book lineup is now available to buy
Samsungs Galaxy Book lineup, which heralds the arrival of QLED display tech in laptops, are available to buy starting today. As we described in our review today, the flagship of the lineup is the conv...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Samsung's Galaxy Book lineup is now available to buy
Samsungs Galaxy Book lineup, which heralds the arrival of QLED display tech in laptops, are available to buy starting today. As we described in our review today, the flagship of the lineup is the conv...
12:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Galaxy Book Flex review: A pretty QLED laptop with a useful S Pen
Samsung has had a troubled past as a laptop maker. Its ATIV, Notebook and Odyssey machines were underwhelming, and in the late-2010s the company consolidated its efforts into the Galaxy Book line. Ins...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Kickstarter and COVID-19
Tech companies around the world are facing the same difficulties in maintaining their businesses as everywhere else. Over the weekend, crowdfunding site Kickstarter has discussed layoffs as the COVID-...
09:15 am -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget India's biggest mobile carrier left COVID-19 self-test data unsecured
Jio, the Indian mobile giant Facebook just bought a 9.9 percent stake in, may be at the center of its own privacy snafu. According to TechCrunch, the company didnt secure a database connected to a COV...
09:05 am -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Airbus to deploy 'game-changing' bomb-sniffing sensors at airports
Airbus plans to test an electronic nose device that uses biological cells to mimic what bomb-sniffing dogs can do, reports the Financial Times. The company will deploy jellyfish-shaped sensors, develo...
07:34 am -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget Tesla has applied for a license to become a UK energy provider
Tesla has applied for a licence to become an energy provider in the UK, according to the Telegraph. That means it might bring its lithium-ion PowerPack battery technology to Britain, much as it did wi...
02:26 am -04 - Mon, May 4, 2020
Engadget 'Half-Life: Alyx' added nearly 1 million VR users to Steam
Half-Life: Alyx appears to have given VR gaming a serious boost. Road to VR has used historical data and direct Valve data to calculate that Steam users added nearly 950,000 VR headsets in April a hu...
11:45 pm -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget Australia exposed data for over 774,000 migrants
Carelessness with data is dangerous as a general rule, but its particularly damaging when it affects vulnerable groups. The Australian government is facing criticism after its home affairs department ...
10:20 pm -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget France will start testing its COVID-19 tracking app the week of May 11th
France was one of the first countries scrambling to create a COVID-19 contact tracing app, and now its close to finding out how its app works in practice. Digital Affairs Minister Cedric O has stated ...
09:06 pm -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget FCC ordered to provide IP addresses tied to fake net neutrality comments
The FCC might not have much choice but to hand over data logs for fake net neutrality comments. A federal judge has ordered (via Gizmodo) the regulator to turn over server records to New York Times re...
07:50 pm -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget Amazon discounts its Echo Show speakers to as low as $50
Now might be a prime opportunity to shop if youre looking for a connected alarm clock or a video viewer for the kitchen. Amazon is offering substantial discounts on its Echo Show smart displays, with ...
06:41 pm -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget Google's original Home smart speaker is on sale for $30
Its quite common to see deals on smart speakers, but theyre not often as tempting as this one. Best Buy is selling the original Google Home for just $30, or less than a third of its official $100 pric...
05:25 pm -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget Uber is developing tech to ensure drivers wear face masks
Uber is coming to terms with the new reality imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and its using technology to make sure everyone adjusts. The company has confirmed to CNN Business that its requiring face...
04:13 pm -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget Intel is reportedly close to buying transit app creator Moovit
Intels autonomous driving ambitions may soon get a boost from a well-known app developer. Calcalist, The Marker and TechCrunch sources claim Intel is close to acquiring transit app developer Moovit in...
03:00 pm -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget After Math: Keeping occupied in a time of quarantine
Six weeks on the inside can change a person. It empties out their soul and makes them question their perception of the world. They say seven weeks will drive you completely over the edge, giving in to...
12:31 pm -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget Samsung's $399 Galaxy A51 comes to AT&T and Xfinity Mobile
Samsungs Galaxy A51 is a viable alternative to the iPhone SE if youre looking for a mid-priced phone, but youve been out of luck if you wanted to get it through a carrier besides Sprint or Verizon (En...
04:28 am -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget India requires all workers to use its COVID-19 tracking app
COVID-19 contact tracing apps are frequently voluntary in those countries that have rolled them out so far, but Indias is effectively mandatory. The countrys home ministry will require that all worker...
01:41 am -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget Senate bill would set privacy requirements for COVID-19 tracking
Now that COVID-19 lockdowns are slowly starting to lift in the US, a group of senators want to set privacy expectations for the contact tracing apps that could help keep the virus in check. Senators M...
12:01 am -04 - Sun, May 3, 2020
Engadget Virgin and O2 might merge to create a UK telecom giant
Two of the bigger telecoms in the UK are reportedly close to uniting. The Guardian sources say the owners of Virgin Media and O2, Liberty Global and Telefonica, are in talks for a UK joint venture tha...
10:47 pm -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Boosted's planned products included e-bikes and an 'Ultimate' skateboard
Boosted as you know it is no more, but it apparently had ambitious plans before Lime snapped up its assets. YouTuber Sam Sheffer has obtained images of what the company had been working on before its ...
09:28 pm -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Juul may exit France, Spain and other European markets
Juul is preparing to leave five European countries within the year, according to BuzzFeed News. The e-cigarette maker is reportedly planning to pull out of Austria, Belgium, Portugal and Spain in July...
08:16 pm -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Kickstarter may cut up to 45 percent of its workforce
Kickstarter has discussed layoffs as the COVID-19 pandemic ravages its crowdfunding business, and it now looks like those job cuts may be particularly severe. In a message to Gizmodo, the company has ...
06:59 pm -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget HBO Max pre-order promo drops price to $12 per month for the first year
HBO Max is taking a page out of the Disney+ playbook by offering sizeable discounts to early adopters. The streaming service is running a pre-order promotion that drops the price from $15 per month to...
05:44 pm -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Sonos is reportedly giving the Playbar a long-awaited redesign
Youd be forgiven for thinking that Sonos had forgotten about the Playbar while its been happy to introduce newer hardware like the Beam and Playbase, its original soundbar still has that 2013-era des...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Recommended Reading: The life of a dropshipper
Its bullshit: Inside the weird, get-rich-quick world of dropshippingSirin Kale, WiredIn Bali, co-working spaces are filled with remote workers looking to make big bucks and to do so quickly. Through ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Hitting the Books: Without glass, we'd have never discovered the electron
From the dawn on time, humans have manipulated the material world around us to suit our will. We started off banging rocks together before moving on to wielding bronze and then iron tools. We parlayed...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Readers tell us why they chose the Amazon Fire TV Stick
Folks these days are spoiled for choice when it comes to finding a device to run streaming entertainment on their televisions. Between smart televisions, Chromecasts, Rokus and Apple TV boxes there ar...
12:45 pm -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Amazon's 'Upload' series investigates the digital afterlife
Ready to relax after a long week? Devindra Hardawar makes a strong case for Amazon Primes Upload as the TV series to binge this weekend. In an interview, its creator accurately represents the shows se...
08:45 am -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Google is working on 4K/HDR streaming to Android TV for Stadia
So whats next for Stadia after rolling out 4K streaming on the web, and 5.1 surround sound for players using a browser? According to code 9to5Google dug up in the app, Google is preparing to add the o...
04:14 am -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Steam, GOG and Humble Store celebrate 'Star Wars' Day with a sale
Its the perfect time to get a Star Wars game for PC if youve been eyeing any of them and have been running out of things to do at home. The franchises game titles are on sale on Steam, GOG and the Hum...
04:14 am -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Steam, Gog and Humble Store celebrate 'Star Wars' Day with a sale
Its the perfect time to get a Star Wars game for PC if youve been eyeing any of them and have been running out of things to do at home. The franchises game titles are on sale on Steam, GOG and the Hum...
01:22 am -04 - Sat, May 2, 2020
Engadget Diplo hosts live Major Lazer set in Fortnite's Party Royale mode
So whats next after an in-game concert experience from Travis Scott? For Fortnite, its apparently an attempt at a live DJ set hosted by actor Jordan Fisher and Diplo. It started at 9 PM ET and is play...
09:32 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Evo 2020 is canceled, but organizers are planning an online event
The worlds biggest fighting game tournament has joined the list of events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers announced in a tweet that the annual battle in Las Vegas is off for 2020,...
07:55 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Virgin Galactic's spaceship flies from its new home base for the first time
The pieces are finally starting to come together for Virgin Galactics space tourism the company has flown SpaceShipTwo from Spaceport America for the first time. It was just a glide test from 50,000 ...
07:26 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Automatic to shut down and end support for its car diagnostics dongle
Automatic, the company behind an on-board diagnostics (OBD-II) dongle for cars, announced that its shutting down due to COVID-19. The company says customers can toss (or recycle) its adapters, which p...
07:03 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Bandcamp will waive its fees every first Friday of the month until July
Bandcamp is once again waiving its commission fees to help musicians impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The company wont take a cut of any music or merchandise you buy between now and 12AM PT / 3AM...
06:35 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Amazon's 'Upload' explores the digital afterlife in a world gone to hell
Take Black Mirror's dystopian tech commentary, The Good Place's philosophical exploration of the after-life, and the workplace antics of The Office, mash them together, and you have Amazons ...
06:15 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget This week's best deals: Fitbit Inspire HR, the Apple Watch and more
April ended and ushered in May with a number of deals on wearables, smartphones and smart home gadgets. Those in need of an affordable fitness tracker can still snag the Fitbit Inspire HR for $70 (or ...
05:51 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Dota 2's biggest esports tournament will likely be pushed back until 2021
Valve has announced that the 2020 edition of its massive The International Dota 2 tournament will likely be delayed until 2021. The tournament was set to take place this August in Stockholm, with last...
05:25 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget FCC won't warn robocallers before fining them
Now that the FCC is no longer required to warn robocallers, its taking advantage of that expanded power. The regulator has issued an order ending warnings before it slaps spam callers with penalties. ...
04:57 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget NVIDIAs chief scientist developed a low-cost, open-source ventilator
This week, NVIDIA Chief Scientist Bill Dally released an open-source design for a low-cost, easy-to-assemble ventilator that he believes could be used to treat patients with COVID-19. Dally developed ...
04:24 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Valve will no longer support SteamVR on macOS
In an unsurprising turn of events, Valve has announced that it is ending SteamVR support for macOS. Spotted by Apple Insider, the company made a terse announcement on its website, stating that "S...
03:53 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Summer Game Fest promises four months of big news and events
E3, GDC and Gamescom are not happening in their usual form this summer, complicating matters for developers and publishers who typically make big game announcements at those major events. Theyll have ...
03:49 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget US lawmakers ask Jeff Bezos to testify about Amazon's alleged data abuse
Following a recentWall Street Journalreport on Amazon's use of third-party seller data, the House Judiciary Committee has called on Jeff Bezos to testify before Congress. In aletter signedby a bi...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Engadget editors share their current YouTube obsessions
With TV production on hold and most film releases pushed back, the well of new content for us to consume while cooped up at home has started to dry up a bit. Some people are using the time to catch up...
02:35 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget The Apple Watch Series 5 is $100 off at Best Buy
Apple often takes small steps when updating its wearable gadget, which may make it a bit difficult for consumers to decide when to pull the trigger and buy their own Apple Watch. The Series 5 may be a...
02:14 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Infinity Ward removes, then brings back bounties in 'Call of Duty: Warzone'
Following backlash from some of its most prominent players,Call of Duty: Warzonedeveloper Infinity Ward hasreversed a controversial tweakit made earlier this week to itspopular battle royale game. On ...
01:20 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget PS4 game-builder 'Dreams' is now available as a free to play demo
Dreams is a game-creation tool from Media Molecule, the name behind LittleBigPlanet, for the PlayStation 4. Now, a year after launch, and as a way of helping keep everyone sane while theyre locked ind...
01:00 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Plex adds Crackle movies and TV shows to its free streaming service
Plex started as a way to organize and stream your personal media collection. Thats still the main draw, though the company has also been experimenting with a free, ad-supported streaming service that ...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Engadget Podcast: Reviewing the Pixel Buds and Amazon's 'Upload'
At long last, the new Pixel Buds are here. Two years after the originals underwhelming debut, Google finally released its true wireless earbuds this week. Engadget senior news editor (and resident aud...
12:05 pm -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Kickstarter darling PicoBrew may soon go out of business
One of the original Kickstarter success stories, PicoBrew, is likely going out of business permanently, according to The Spoon. The company tried to make brewing beer at home as easy as making coffee,...
11:20 am -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: USB 4 is ready for 8K monitors
The only things that are unavoidable are death, taxes and new versions of USB. We barely knew USB 3.2 and now USB 4 is confirmed to support the DisplayPort Alternate Mode 2.0 standard, so it seems lik...
10:25 am -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Amazon HQ employees can work from home until 'at least' October
Amazons Seattle headquarters is likely to be a lot emptier than usual until the fall, according to a new report from the Seattle Times. The e-commerce giant has reportedly told corporate staff that th...
07:38 am -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget ICANN blocks proposal to let .org be sold to a for-profit group
A for-profit group might not end up controlling the .org domain after all. The ICANN Board has rejected Internet Societys proposal to sell control of the .org domain and the Public Interest Registry, ...
05:29 am -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Worldwide smartphone sales showed 'biggest decline ever' in Q1 2020
The impact of COVID-19 on smartphone sales was drastic, as market analysts noted shipments worldwide dropped by millions in the last few months. While manufacturers are typically nonspecific about sal...
03:44 am -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Walmart's two-hour Express Delivery is coming to thousands of stores
Walmart has introduced a faster delivery service called Express Delivery, which can get your orders to your door in less than two hours. In its announcement, the retail giant said it accelerated the s...
03:44 am -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Walmart's two-hour Express Delivery is coming to thousands of stores
Walmart has introduced a faster delivery service called Express Delivery, which can get your orders to your door in less than two hours. In its announcement, the retail giant said it accelerated the s...
02:31 am -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Netflix removes a 'Designated Survivor' episode in Turkey
Netflix has removed an episode of the political thriller Designated Survivor from its streaming service in Turkey following a demand from a regulator. It did so to comply with local law, it told Varie...
01:14 am -04 - Fri, May 1, 2020
Engadget Amazon details the war mechanics of its 'New World' MMO
Amazons New World MMO will apparently have an intricately detailed war system, based on the companys latest post about the game. As part of New Worlds Developer Diary Series, Amazon has revealed how p...
11:53 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Epic cancels 2020 Fortnite World Cup
Epic is the next big game developer cutting physical esports tourneys from its schedule as it deals with the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has canceled the 2020 Fortnite World Cup ou...
11:44 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget GDC Summer will go all-digital
Earlier this year, the annual Game Developers Conference that was set to occur in March was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Later, GDC 2020 organizers said that it would be postponed to Augu...
11:16 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Reddit pulls back chat rooms after angering moderators
Just one day after launching a new chat room feature, Reddit has reversed course and pulled it entirely following an outcry from the sites moderators.The company yanked Start Chatting, which aimed to ...
11:08 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Microsoft opens free registrations for Build 2020
In addition to hosting its annual Build developer conference online, Microsoft now plans to make the event free to attend. On Thursday, the companys Scott Hanselman announced the conference will start...
10:13 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget NASA will license its FDA-approved ventilator to manufacturers for free
A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA engineers and designed to treat COVID-19 has received FDA approval via a fast-tracked emergency use authorization. Now, NASA is looking for a medical i...
09:15 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Apple's growth stalls as it deals with COVID-19's impact
Apple released its quarterly earnings this afternoon for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak began to reshape lives and economies, and the results are unsurprisingly mixed. The company saw slum...
09:09 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Amazon plans to spend $4 billion on COVID-related expenses
Fueled in part by a massive uptick in demand for groceries and other essential items, Amazon reported a big jump in sales for the first quarter in 2020. But that also equated to a sharp increase in co...
08:28 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Razer Opus is a set of noise-cancelling headphones with THX audio
Much like its cute Pikachu earbuds, Razer once again proves that it can make cool headphones without slapping three snakes and RGB onto them. According to Engadget Chinese, the latest product to benef...
08:15 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Rep. Schiff wants Google and Twitter to use COVID-19 misinformation warnings
One of the challenges to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic is curbing the spread of misinformation. Google, YouTube and Twitter have each taken steps to provide accurate info and remove false content, bu...
07:55 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget The latest 'Apex Legends' hero is a master thief named Loba
Respawn Entertainment has detailed what players can expect from season five ofApex Legends.Fortune's Favor will start on May 12th, one week later than expected.The most exciting addition is a new...
07:15 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget 'Doom Eternal' isn't the 'Doom' sequel I wanted -- but I still loved it
How do you follow up a masterpiece? That's the unenviable question the team at id Software had to answer for themselves after they released Doom in 2016. And for some, the answer to that question...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Microsoft offers virtual graduations with up to 20,000 attendees
Graduation is a major milestone in most people's lives, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many students will miss out on the chance to celebrate their accomplishments with a traditional ceremony ...
06:27 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Researchers control a game of Tetris using a breathable wearable sleeve
Researchers from North Carolina State University created an ultrathin, stretchable electronic material that is gas permeable, or breathable. They believe that it could be used for biomedical and weara...
06:06 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2' remaster hits Xbox One and PC
If youve been patiently waiting to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered on your PC or Xbox One, the wait is over. The game is now available on those two platforms after a month of P...
05:48 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Blue Origin and SpaceX win contracts to develop NASA's Moon spacecraft
As it teased earlier in the week, NASA has awarded contracts in its quest for a Moon landing and its a big win for the upstarts in the spaceflight industry. The administration has chosen Blue Origin,...
05:44 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Waze offers lane guidance in beta
Waze appears to be catching up on an important staple of phone navigation apps: lane guidance. GeekTime (via Android Police) has noticed that the Waze beta now tells you which lane to use so that you ...
05:32 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Quibi offers a preview of its originals on YouTube
By this point, you're probably familiar with Quibi and its unique approach to video streaming, but you may not have seen how it plays out in action. The mobile-first platform allows you to watch ...
05:19 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Microsoft will show off Xbox Series X gameplay next week
Microsoft has shown off some pre-rendered footage of upcoming Xbox Series X games like Senua's Saga: Hellblade II. The company even pitted the upcoming console against the Xbox One X to show how ...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget The Pixel 3a XL is down to $350 at B&H
When Google introduced the Pixel 3a and 3a XL last spring, the phones were meant to be budget-friendly options. One year later, were starting to see sales that make the devices even more appealing and...
03:55 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Fitbit will launch a 4G smartwatch for kids this year
Even though Fitbit has been in the wearable space for over a decade, the company is still relatively fresh to the kids market. That's about to change soon. A source close to the matter told Engad...
03:35 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Oculus sales are booming despite stock shortages
When Facebookannounced its latest financial resultson Wednesday, it came as no surprise that the company said demand for advertising was down. But unexpectedly there was also a silver lining thanks to...
03:31 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget 'Assassin's Creed Valhalla' arrives this holiday on Xbox Series X and PS5
Following yesterdays Photoshop teaser, Ubisoft has shared the first cinematic trailer for Assassins Creed Valhalla. When the game comes out this holiday season, youll be able to play it on both curren...
03:15 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Facebook lets users in the US and Canada move media to Google Photos
Facebook users in the US and Canada can now transfer their photos and videos to Google Photos thanks to a new data portability tool. The feature is part of the Data Transfer Project, an agreement betw...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Is the Connect Smart Grilling Hub a great tool for outdoor cooking?
There are a lot of devices that tack on a bit of tech and connect to an app in order to enter the smart market, whether or not theres any value in doing so. However, Webers Connect Smart Grilling Hub ...
02:55 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget 'Burnout Paradise Remastered' hits Switch on June 19th
It emerged last month that Burnout Paradise Remastered would arrive on Nintendo Switch sometime this year. EA has narrowed down that timeframe a bit. The port of the open-world racing game will be out...
02:37 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Sonos can now stream free audiobooks from your local library
Even if social distancing has helped you to achieve the nigh impossible task of watching your entire Netflix queue, theres still a trove of media to consume. Sonos has teamed up with OverDrive -- make...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget USB 4 will fully support DisplayPort 2, including 8K HDR monitors
USB 4 is just around the corner and ready to leave USB 3.2 in the dust with double the speeds. Now, VESA has announced that it will fully support the massive bandwidth available for the DisplayPort 2....
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Motorola Edge Plus review: Its... fine?
Motorola is great at cheap, reliable phones. The expensive stuff, not so much. Consider the brand's track record: Motorola built the high-end Moto Z and Z Force four years ago, which relied on sn...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget LinkedIn has an AI to help make you better at job interviews
If youre searching for a job during these challenging times, LinkedIn might be able to help. Microsofts social network has unveiled AI-powered tools that can help you both meet potential employers and...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Intel's flagship 10th-gen desktop CPU has 10 cores, reaches 5.3GHz
It's about time. After months of leaks and rumors, Intel has pulled back the curtain on its 10th generation "S-series" desktop chips, with the Core i9-10900K leading the pack. For aroun...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Intel's flagship 10th-gen desktop CPU has 10 cores, reaches 5.3GHz
It's about time. After months of leaks and rumors, Intel has pulled back the curtain on its 10th generation "S-series" desktop chips, with the Core i9-10900K leading the pack. For $488,...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget HTC's Vive Sync beta offers businesses free access to VR meetings
HTCs Vive Sync collaboration platform is now in open beta, giving businesses a way to hold meetings in VR at a time when people are meeting online more than ever. The company even made the app free to...
11:45 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Xbox Game Pass clears 10 million subscribers
Microsoft's bet on subscription gaming appears to be paying off. The company has revealed that more than 10 million people now pay for Xbox Game Pass, a buffet-style service with an ever-changing...
11:26 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Twitter sees record user growth, thanks to COVID-19
Twitter is reporting a record increase in its daily user figures as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic of 24 percent, up to 166 million. Thats a big jump on the 134 million it was counting at the ...
11:15 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget The Morning After: Facebook.com is about to show off a new look
Whether youre in an office or at home, theres a decent chance youve been wasting time on Facebook.com. After going years without a major redesign, the company is rolling out a rebuilt page with a new ...
10:20 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Epic Games Store gets local pricing in five more countries
You can now pay for Epic Games Store purchases in your own currency if youre in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The developers digital storefront now supports AUD, CAD, DKK, NOK and SEK...
09:10 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget 'Luigi's Mansion 3' adds more multiplayer minigames with new DLC
Last year Nintendo promised a two-part release of extra content for Luigis Mansion 3, all scheduled to arrive before July 31st. Part one of the $10 DLC pack went on sale in early March, and now Part 2...
08:41 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Raspberry Pi's improved camera module supports interchangeable lenses
Raspberry Pi has launched a new high-quality, interchangeable lens camera for budding photographers or folks who want to learn how integrate a camera into their build projects. It comes with a 7.9mm (...
06:35 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Microsoft Office for iPad tests multi-window support
Microsoft will soon make it easier to juggle multiple Word documents and PowerPoint presentations for iOS users. The tech giant has given Office Insiders the ability to open multiple Word and PowerPoi...
05:00 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Extreme E races will have male and female driver changeovers
The format for Extreme E, an off-road motorsport by the creators of Formula E, just got a little more interesting. Today, organizers revealed that each team will have two drivers a man and a woman c...
05:00 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Extreme E races will have male and female driver changeovers
The format for Extreme E, an off-road motorsport by the creators of Formula E, just got a little more interesting. Today, organizers revealed that each team will have two drivers a man and a woman c...
03:52 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Balmuda's $329 steam-based toaster finally arrives in the US
Just how much do you value your toast in the morning? Enough that youd pay top dollar to have a near-ideal texture every time? You now have a chance to prove your commitment. Japanese brand Balmuda ha...
02:39 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget British Museum makes over half of its collection viewable online
You cant visit museums in person during pandemic lockdowns, but you might not have to for one of the most prestigious institutions. The British Museum has made (via Motherboard) images of more than ha...
01:28 am -04 - Thu, April 30, 2020
Engadget Uber AI plays any Atari 2600 game with 'superhuman' skill
DeepMind isnt the only one with an Atari-savvy AI. A team of Uber AI researchers has developed a set of algorithms, Go-Explore, that reportedly beats any Atari 2600 game with superhuman scores, includ...